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  1. # Welcome to thunix!
  2. We're so glad you could drop by and we hope you enjoy your visit. Stay a while! Feel free to inquire about what we have to offer and explore our services.
  3. ## About thunix
  4. thunix offers Secure Shell (SSH) accounts, Web Hosting, Email Accounts, and many other services. But, most of all, we are a community of users. It was founded by hexhaxtron in the Summer of 2017, and was continued by [amcclure](/~amcclure) and [ubergeek](/~ubergeek) since 2018. We aim to provide the best service possible with a wide variety of features, and we hope you have fun with it!
  5. ## Project Phoenix
  6. The thunix Phoenix project aims to provide a new user experience for shell users, with integration into the wider Tildeverse network.
  7. Join us on IRC on irc.tilde.chat/6697 in the #thunix channel, or just click here for a web client: [![#thunix channel](https://tilde.chat/badges/badge.php?channel=%23thunix)](https://web.tilde.chat/?join=thunix)
  8. If you want to sign up for an account, simply open our [signup form](/signup) and provide us with:
  9. * Your contact name
  10. * Your email address (so that we can contact you with login details)
  11. * Your desired username (all lowercase, alphanumeric characters only, no spaces)
  12. * How you heard about us and what interests you in thunix
  13. * Your Public SSH Key
  14. thunix tries to adhere to the values and philosophy of the Hacker Ethic whenever possible. The hacker ethics and beliefs as described by Levy are:
  15. * Access to computers - and anything which might teach you something about the way the world works - should be unlimited and total. Always yield to the Hands-On Imperative!
  16. * All information should be free
  17. * Mistrust authority - promote decentralization
  18. * Hackers should be judged by their hacking, not criteria such as degrees, age, race, sex, or position
  19. * You can create art and beauty on a computer
  20. * Computers can change your life for the better
  21. thunix will never use proprietary software but users can do that if they wish. This is something they should avoid however.
  22. If you want to help keep thunix running, please consider [donating](/donate).