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Avoid being locked in as Microsoft turns off Windows Messenger

http://fsfe.org

On April 8, Microsoft will discontinue its Windows Messenger service. All current users will be switched to Skype. The Free Software Foundation Europe advises former users of Windows Messenger to take this as an opportunity to embrace Open Standards such as Jabber (XMPP) instead of switching to Skype.

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What's wrong with proprietary IM (ICQ, AIM, YIM, MSN/WLM)

http://matija.suklje.name

Matija Šukle writes: "Exactly three months ago I wrote that I'm migrating to XMPP/Jabber and slowly leaving all proprietary IM protocols. In that blog post is also an example message I'm leaving my contacts why I'm doing it."

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Mozilla's messaging story gains credibility

http://news.cnet.com

Mozilla isn't just about browsing anymore. While the foundation made its name with the increasingly popular open-source Firefox browser, it is quickly moving beyond its roots, particularly in the area of e-mail.

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15 Instant Messenging Clients for Linux

http://blog.repasik.com

Instant Messanging (IM) clients are not a very popular topic in the FOSS and Linux community, most talk about browsers, music applications and just plain distros. Many may think there are only three to five instant messaging applications for Linux, but the open-source community offers much more than just a few. Here's a list.

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Asterisk Call Notification over XMPP

http://lodge.glasgownet.com

Recently I was asked how I get notification messages when a call is made to my VoIP number and extension. It’s only a few lines of configuration, but worth noting down for future reference. This all applies to Asterisk 1.4, on Debian Lenny

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Linux speaks your instant messaging dialect

http://www.itwire.com

No matter your flavour of instant messenger (IM) client, Linux has you covered. With the open source program Pidgin you can talk freely.

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Jabbim (Jabber/XMPP client) Weekly News I

http://dev.jabbim.cz

It's been quite some time since we released 0.4 (although the blogpost was a bit delayed) and naturally we've been working hard on Jabbim's next release. Please take a look at a short list of features you might expect when 0.5 is ready. And if you're not afraid of experimental software that may eat you children and rape your refridgerator, you can also try SVN version for yourself.

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Jabbim 0.4: Better than we expected

http://dev.jabbim.cz

It took us five months and about 30 thousand lines of code to complete Jabbim 0.4 „VELES“. But the effort was worth it. Jabbim 0.4 can now honestly be called one of the best XMPP/Jabber clients out there.

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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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