Free Shell Accounts

We are offering free OpenBSD shell accounts. Here's what we provide for free with each account:

  • 1GB disk space
  • 32MB RAM
  • Shared DDoS filtered IPv4 address
  • up to 20 processes
  • 100Mbps shared connection
  • Web hosting with PHP
  • Free SSL certificate
  • email
  • ...and many applications.
  • free of charge, with free software
  • real time support from IRCNow over live chat

To get started with shell account, connect to ircs://irc.ircnow.org/ and /join #shell. Then, request account creation and we will help you with the setup.

A shell account requires that you learn the UNIX command line. We have a set of tutorials designed to help novices learn quickly. You must be prepared to do some reading and learning, but the knowledge you gain will be very useful if you want to learn more about computers and programming.

Please see our terms of service and privacy policy.

To get an account, join our community at irc.ircnow.org and join #shell to ask for an account. We currently have an interview process to make sure accounts are not abused.

SSH fingerprints:

256 MD5:fc:59:e3:be:2c:5c:55:0d:0b:cf:4b:8f:98:8f:b8:b6 root@shell.ircnow.org (ED25519)
256 SHA256:mGpvXOEbMT/FFKusyMiYoAy9aTXdulByeeewxLT/9YE shell.ircnow.org (ECDSA)
1024 SHA256:ZUyvmIvS4PTTgMHUTgLTygRIZRhvuGq1AV9KeQhQw8w shell.ircnow.org (DSA)
256 SHA256:dDVPjfDfSMP0BTTyZ84o5OhLXtmwPhp8GWDIpWC4rvU shell.ircnow.org (ED25519)
3072 SHA256:cLMVQu0Q8PiX7Hv92ocmm5pOHxfYvyn33hCxkN0MFRk shell.ircnow.org (RSA)

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