Party (party) is a multi-user chat program. Everything you type is shown on the screen of others who are running party. Everything they type is shown on your screen.

In order to use party, you must be logged in to Grex. There is no web-based chat service on Grex. If you are connecting over the internet, ssh to Grex. Note: this link will only work if your browser has been configured to start an SSH client (for example, there is an add-in for Firefox to allow this: FireSSH). If it doesn't work, you may need to change your browser's preferences, or in some cases, download an SSH client application program.

Once you are logged in, there are several commands related to party which you can use:

Party supports multiple channels, and has a "noise" feature which allows you to send canned responses with subtitutable strings.

If you have questions about party or wish to request some feature, please send e-mail to Grex's party admininstrators at