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New Release : Pidgin 2.5.3

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

Well, we finally kicked Pidgin 2.5.3 out of the nest, two days late. It's spreading its wings and flying.

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Created by born.again.linuxer 5 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 27 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 9 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 9 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 19 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 19 weeks ago
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Support Free Software? Then Ditch Proprietary IM

http://pthree.org

"There are a few things that I find ironic about most Free Software geeks. They’ll support the philosophy of GNU and Free Software until the cows come home, but they’ll continue to chat with their buddies over proprietary IM protocols, such as MSN, Yahoo!, AIM, ICQ, Gadu Gadu, Skype and more. Well, it’s time to ditch the legacy IM protocols in favor of Open Standards, such as IRC, XMPP/Jabber, SIP/SIMPLE and others..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 19 weeks ago
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Pidgin : Multi-platform Instant messaging client ..almost perfect!

http://wddc.blogspot.com

Pidgin is almost perfect, it doesn't support Video and audio conversations. Actually it's planned by pidgin authors. We can imagine how difficult this task to accomplish with all messaging protocols but still as dark point of this software. It's also criticized for saving password in readable text files which could put the user privacy at risk but the authors are convinced that "they won't give a false illusion of security" by doing encrypted files ( because they can be broken too).

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Created by cassanova 6 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 26 weeks ago
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Stretching your instant messaging wings with Pidgin

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Today, everyone uses a different instant messenger. Your boss may use Lotus Sametime, your colleague AIM, your friend Google Talk, and your kid Yahoo!

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Created by dave 6 years 44 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 44 weeks ago
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The death of the IM

http://www.raiden.net

For years IM was the way for me to keep in touch with friends, and make friends, both near and far away. But sometime in late 2001 the wonder, wow and awe of IM'ing began to vanish.

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Created by peacemaker 6 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 51 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 5 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 4 weeks ago
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