Real-time Messaging. Services, and protocols such as ICQ, Yahoo Messenger, and MSN Messenger.

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How to start chat and find the room? [migrated]

I recently was granted with the option to participate in chat room But I have a question: How could I start a chat and find correct room? E.g. currently I'm interested to discuss stuff related to ...
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Display latest conversation after reopening IM window

I would like to see the last conversation when closing and reopening an IM Window in Pidgin. I can't find an option in preferences. I use: Pidgin 2.10.9 (libpurple 2.10.9) I explicitly don't want ...
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Copy or print chat window text in Chrome

I keep encountering in increasing frequency these chat interfaces with disabled right-click, disabled marking (when I try to mark in order to copy, the mark usually doesn't stick) and even when I do ...
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Can pidgin + OTR be used the same way as cryptocat? chat without specify server?

Cryptocat is a messenger for the browser giving the user an end-to-end encrypted messenging service. A room can be created and shared before getting into contact, another user can be verified by ...
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How to group chat with upto 1000 people?

We are a newly formed housing society with around 400 houses and upto 800 members. We want to set up a group chat among us via any app which is cross platform (Windows, Android, iOS). We have tried: ...
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Group Chat with persistent members in pidgin

I want to make a chat-room in Pidgin. I know the default way; i.e. using Add a Chat from Buddies menu. But there are some problems using it! Just the creator can have it in his/her list; so everyone ...
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Commandline chat for Gmail chat in MAC OSX

Is there any tool for having gmail chat/Hangouts in my mac osx terminal? Googled a lot but couldnt find a reliable one that works for mac osx; most of them are for linux os.
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How to disable Facebook chat permanentaly without losing XMPP capability

The Facebook chat can be used both on the website and with XMPP, for instance with Pidgin. I want to use only the latter option. Now when I visit facebook.com to look at my newsfeed, I am bothered ...
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Is it possible to embed/post an image in Apexdc++ chat window?

Is there any script or hack that could do this? The chat window supports emoticons and plain text but not images. Can it function like facebook chat window wherein one can post both text and images?
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Change role of RETIRED user in Skype group chat

In existing Skype group chat, i cannot add one specific user. When i enter /showmembers , it gives: andrew USER bobby ADMIN catrin USER diana RETIRED in this case: i'm bobby the ...
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Skype doesn't always notify about new chat messages

So we are both online and sending each other messages in skype from time to time. I get notifications, answer, and some time later I switch to the Skype window and there are new message about which I ...
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Fixing bad timestamps on Skype 6.19

I was doing a bit of testing of a javascript app that had me changing my timezone all over the place. While that was happening, I got a couple of Skype messages that got assigned bad timestamps. Now ...
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Pidgin notification if a certain word is said

Is there a way to get a notification everytime a certain word is mentioned in any chat? I am logged in into an IRC chat and I would like to be notified everytime someone logs in into the room coming ...
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Pidgin showing “Unable to connect” message with Gmail chat

I am unable to connect to gmail chat through pidgin (2.10.9) on Debian. But Facebook chat is working fine. Have tried this: Google support https://support.google.com/a/answer/49147?hl=en a blog ...
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nimbuzz “meet a stranger” how to chat with other countries?

Nimbuzz got a nice feature enabling you to chat with strangers and find new people, but It ONLY chooses you people from your own country and I can't figure out a way to select a criteria or the ...
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Archiving TaigaChat log without having permissions

I'm on a forum website that incorporates TaigaChat (https://xenforo.com/community/resources/taigachat-ajax-shoutbox.115/) to communicate with each other. But there is only a few users with special ...
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How I hide the chat window in Google Drive Spreadsheet? [closed]

I sometimes accidentally open the chat window when using Google Drive's Spreadsheet app. I couldn't figure out how to close it. Any ideas?
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How to access “Mail and Chat Accounts” setting in Opera browser for Windows?

Im trying to use the Chat feature in the Opera browser. When looking up directions on how to set up and use the Chat feature, virtually all the pages mention going to the "Mail and Chat Accounts" ...
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Prevent users from adding more users in Skype's group chat

I'm a creator of a Skype chat group and I have never left this group, nevertheless I can't demote anyone to "User" to prevent them from adding more users to the group. I can promote them to "Master", ...
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How can I chat (by mikrofon) on linux debian [closed]

I would like to talking with other people on skype, but I can't because the other person uses linux debian. Unfortunatelly the skype isn't supported in debian, therefore we can't talk eachother. We ...
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Thunderbird Facebook chat, disable sound

I connected my Facebook account to Thunderbird chat, all nice, but every new chat message i get sound notification, which really annoying. Can I disable that sound notifications only for chat, but ...
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Lotus SameTime Chat History

How do I get to yesterday's SameTime chat? A guy sent me a URL yesterday via Lotus SameTime. I saved the chat. Today, I opened Lotus SameTime. I clicked on File → Open Chat History and this is all I ...
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Is there a command line interface for slack? [closed]

I am a user of slack https://slack.com/ I think the desktop client is useful, but sometimes I am working on servers. There is also a browser interface and android and iPhone Clients. My objective is ...
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Internal LAN Based Chat/Messenger with LDAP/Active Directory Auth

Are there any options out there for an internal chat messenger that offers logging in with an AD account? I've found some options out there for internal chat messengers but none seem to support AD.
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I appear online on Windows Live Messenger when my devices are turned off

A friend has recently brought to my attention that I permanently appear online on the Windows Live Messenger chat network, even when all of my devices are turned off. The only software and services ...
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How to prevent that Outlook starts session in Skype?

When I access to my mail on the Outlook page, automatically it starts my session in Skype so in the Outlook page I can receive all the messages that the people send me via Skype, the problem is that I ...
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How to message any user on your LAN?

I have admin access to all (read most) the machines on my LAN. However, I wanted all users to be able to coordinate with each other. How should I approach this problem? One solution which I can think ...
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Pidgin XMPP chat not decoding HTML.

Right now in Pidgin chat, we have a Github bot that posts when things get updated, including links. However, for whatever reason those messages come in as HTML instead of whatever pidgin uses. Is ...
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Why disabling chrome images turns off gmail chat?

I disabled automatic loading of images in chrome (via settings/content settings/Do not show any images). Then I refreshed my gmail(where I was available on gmail chat earlier) page. Now gmail chat ...
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Bridging two different Jabber MUC's

I am a webmaster of a gaming clan. We have a Jabber powered MUC inside the game, and we have another MUC that came with our website. I was wondering if there is anyway to link them so we could have a ...
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Connect to an IRC bouncer with Thunderbird?

I would like to set up a bouncer on my rootserver and connect there from my PC, so I will see all messages during the last 30 minutes that I missed when I reconnect to a channel. Is this possible in ...
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Can admin monitor the chat in P2P?

I installed LAN messenger in my office machine from here. Can my network admin monitor the private chat or file transfer activities between me and my colleague? If the admin can in fact monitor the ...
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Lotus Sametime 9 does not open chat window

Using lotus Lotus Sametime 9 I'm able to receive a chat message But when I try to start a chat my self the window does not open. I already have updated to the last version of Java and .NET framework
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Software to communicate between 2 computers on the same LAN [closed]

I have 2 computers on the same LAN and I would like to send messages and exchange files and folders between them.. I dont want to set up a windows workgroup however. I just want to use a tol which ...
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What are the requirement for smooth voice chat with Skype?

In our country, Internet is very expensive. In comparison to that, I have a fair Internet connection. However, I experience choppy sound, lagging, etc. when making voice calls using Skype. I use a ...
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Activate local logging of OTR chat sessions in Pidgin

I am Using Pidgin with OTR-encryption on Linux and Windows but those encrypted chats are not logged in my chat history. Is it possible to activate the chatlog for chats, that are done with ...
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How is this done in chatrooms [closed]

what chatroom software does this website use. http://www.afghan-web.com/chat/
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HuBot with HipChat: connecting, listening but not talking

I am try to configure HuBot to work with HipChat. My HuBot appears to be connecting and listening correctly, however is not responding to anything. I would appreciate any thoughts on what the problem ...
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How do I invite people to a chat room in Thunderbird?

Following instructions from this SuperUser post: Chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat I created a chat room in Thunderbird using my Google Talk account. How can I invite people to this chat ...
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Why can't I add a chat account in Thunderbird 17.0.4 ESR?

I can go through the whole process of adding a chat account without a problem (Edit -> Account Settings -> Account Actions -> Add Chat Account... &c., &c.); however, when I click "Finish" at ...
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ncat only works in certain scenarios

I tried using ncat (a “much-improved reimplementation of netcat”) to chat with a friend (and ultimately want to send a large file, but I know I can get that working once I get chat to work). We both ...
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Skype: How to make it text chat only?

I would like that my Skype contacts can contact me over text chat only. Is that possible? If so - how to set that up? Thank you.
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Cisco WebEx gives fatal error on launch

When I open Jabber, I get the messages: 'Fatal error occurred please contact Cisco WebEx Customer support' 'Can't load wbxOIEx.exe. Please check if the executable is installed in your directory.' I ...
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office 365 chat service in ubuntu

In my organisation, people use microsoft office 365 for mail service. In windows system they can setup a chat client with office 365 and use the instant message sevice. I'm having using ubuntu os ...
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Changes to talk/ytalk or alternative chat in the Linux terminal [closed]

While looking for a piece of software that provides chat between 2 Linux server users logged in the terminal, I tried talk/ytalk. Unfortuntaley it provides chat between users on separate walls (each ...
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What is the desktop plugin for lotus same time chat agent?

I have Lotus Notes and SameTime chat installed. I have heard that there is a desktop SameTime chat plug-in, which when installed, will enable me to open up the same time chat, without first opening ...
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Thunderbird 15 Chat Notification even if my window in minimized

This is my first post on SU. My Question is related to thunderbird 15.0.1 I configured the chat accounts which is a great feature, I was wondering whether I could configure or install any add-on if ...
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Skype chat archive - permanently delete

I would like to ask if it's possible to delete permanently the Skype chat archive, and if it is possible, then how should I do it? The Conversations -> Clear recent... menu option clears only the ...
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How to resume XMPP groupchat window in Irssi (using bitlbee)?

I use Bitlbee to chat in XMPP-networks within my IRC-client Irssi. This works great so far, and recently I started using XMPP Multi User Chats as an alternative to IRC-channels. I set up a channel ...
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Thunderbird, chat extension, what about notification

As you may have noticed, Thunderbird's new version has now a built-in feature that allows you to use it as a chat client. For example, Google talk. So I initiated my own account. The problem is that ...