Setting up bridged telegram groups

Yousuf Philips ypharis at gmail.com
Mon May 11 17:29:27 UTC 2020


HI Team,

I've prepared a proposal for the use of the telegram groups and irc bridges.
https://wiki.xubuntu.org/proposals/telegram-bridge


On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 1:27 PM Yousuf Philips <ypharis at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Team,
>
> Aaditya has complete the necessary work with setting up the bridge between
> the telegram group and for the time being a new #xubuntu-support irc
> channel. All are welcome to try it out, so we can finalize it and then
> switch it over to the #xubuntu channel. On a similar note, a bridge can be
> setup for a Xubuntu Devs telegram group to bridge with the dev irc channel.
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 4:53 PM Yousuf Philips <ypharis at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Aaditya,
>>
>> Thank you for your willingness to help. I've setup the telegram group at
>> https://t.me/XubuntuSupport so please install it on your private server
>> for a test run and we'll bridge it with an unused irc channel for testing
>> purposes until its fully operational. Please join the telegram group so we
>> can communicate there.
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 7:56 PM Aaditya <aaditya_gnulinux at zoho.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Yousuf,
>>>
>>> I volunteer to help with setting up the bridge. I am a not a part of the
>>> Xubuntu team though.
>>>
>>> Have used Xubuntu and Xfce for a couple of years, and appreciate all the
>>> work put into it.
>>> Worked as a system administration for a couple of years. The bridge you
>>> posted looks fine (havent used it). The number of platforms supported
>>> are wide.
>>>
>>> Let me know if its ok and how to take it forward.
>>>
>>> Kind regards,
>>> Aaditya
>>>
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>>> > Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2020 01:23:46 +0400
>>> > From: Yousuf Philips <ypharis at gmail.com>
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>>> > Hi Team,
>>> >
>>> > Wanted to reach out to everyone a second time to see if there are any
>>> > takers to help me setup the telegram to IRC bridge to have a xubuntu
>>> > support group on telegram.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 12:40 AM Yousuf Philips <ypharis at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> Hi Team,
>>> >>
>>> >> Similar to other flavors like kubuntu and lubuntu, I believe that we
>>> can
>>> >> increase our user base's involvement in the community if we branch out
>>> >> beyond just IRC to provide live chat. Telegram is the new platform
>>> that
>>> >> many in the linux community have adopted for providing live chat and
>>> in
>>> >> order to ensure that the platforms aren't isolated, a bridge can be
>>> >> installed to handle this.
>>> >>
>>> >> Speaking to pleia2 about this on IRC, she suggested that
>>> dev.xubuntu.org
>>> >> could be used if we have at least 2 systems admins to volunteer to be
>>> on
>>> >> call for it, in case it dies. So i'm looking for volunteers to assist
>>> with
>>> >> this.
>>> >>
>>> >> One of these bridges was setup by popey for the testers week with the
>>> >> #ubuntu-quality irc channel, which he did using <
>>> >> https://snapcraft.io/matterbridge >, and the Ubuntu Testers telegram
>>> >> group i setup. I would like to setup two telegram groups with bridges
>>> with
>>> >> the #xubuntu and #xubuntu-devel channels.
>>> >>
>>> >> Regards,
>>> >> Yousuf
>>> >>
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