i pay for a webhosting plan with a massive amount of bandwidth and space and though id try to get an irc server up and running on it so i can mess around and learn about irc.
the only problem is, im not sure how to install (or what to install) on the webserver to set up an irc server.

thx in advance

if this info is of any help
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PERL version 5.8.8
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Path to sendmail /usr/sbin/sendmail
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MySQL version 4.1.22-standard
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