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A Guide to Using Finch - Terminal-Based Chat Client

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Finch is a TUI (text user interface) IM client for Linux which uses libpurple, the same library on which the GNOME IM client Pidgin is based on. Usually, if you have Pidgin installed, you should have Finch too, unless Pidgin was compiled with the text interface option disabled.

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Created by Chris7mas 4 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 12 weeks ago
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How-To: Install Finch 2.6.5 in Debian Lenny

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Finch is a powerful text user interface instant messaging client based on libpurple, and it comes included in the Pidgin source, the popular GNOME IM client. Finch supports various protocols, including AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo and IRC.

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Created by Chris7mas 4 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 46 weeks ago
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Review: Jabbering With Emacs

http://www.instantmessagingplanet.com

"...Though there are a number of IM options for Emacs, one that works particularly well with minimal fuss is Jabber.el, a robust and configurable Jabber client that supports basic Jabber/XMPP and multi-user chat. You can download it from the project's Sourceforge page ..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 32 weeks ago
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Three alternative Linux instant messaging applications

http://www.linux.com

Instant messaging helps us connect with people online in real time. Many Linux users IM with either Pidgin (formerly Gaim) or Kopete, two applications that handle multiple IM protocols. Here are three alternatives to the top names that each focus on one of the major IM protocols, and offer some pretty cool options.

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Created by giantrobot 6 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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Pidgin - the little IM client that could

http://pidgin.im

Pidgin (used to be Gaim) is a slick graphical IM client that let's you connect to AIM, ICQ, Jabber (Yay!), MSN, Yahoo, and even IRC, all at once! Amaze your friends as you're able to chat with anyone of your buddies, at any time, using any protocol! Features: plugins, file transfer, logging.

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Created by jgrant 7 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 27 weeks ago
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