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Facebook chat client for mac with block friends option

IS there any desktop Facebook chat client for OS X Lion where one can block certain users? This can probably done through the web but I want to block everybody by default and then unblock only ...
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Completely open-source and encrypted text, audio, and video chat software [closed]

Isn't there any open-source software out there that does text, audio and video chat, in a completely secure way? Something that I can just start using "out of the box" without any pain? The reason I ...
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Multi user LAN chat for Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server

couple of users are using one Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server via RDP. We need a LAN chat program. Can you suggest us? We used VyPress Chat before we moved to RDP. But it doesn't support multi ...
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My email doesn't show me new invitation?

I have hotmail account that I used since a long time, recently I noticed that when any one try to add me in MSN Messenger I can't see his invitation. I have to add him my self to start talk with! Any ...
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How can I chat without microphone?

HOw can I do this on my laptop? I've an Acer Extensa 4620. I want to know the settings for both Windows XP and Windows 7.
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Stop Live Messenger From Syncing Window Status Between Computers

Okay, so a minor annoyance has started to become a really bad annoyance lately. If I have WLM (v 15.4 right now) open on multiple computers (or on my phone, through Trillian), and close a conversation ...
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Corporate authenticated, timestamped, logged, persistent multi-user chat (IRC?)

My company compliance department requires all online communication to be controlled and logged with timestamps. Control includes user authentication and channel control. Additionally, persistent ...
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Save Chat Room in Contact List in Pidgin

I use several chat rooms regularly with Pidgin. Every time I want to join them, I need to pop-up the "Join Chat" dialog, select the right account, and enter the chat room name. Sometimes, the some ...
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Any GUI SILC client for Mac OS X that works?

We use SILC for secure IRC-like communications in the office; Pidgin works pretty well for this on Windows and Linux, but I can't seem to find a Mac client that works, other than the text-based one ...
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Chatting on LAN using Command prompt

Is there a way to chat between two computers on same LAN using the command prompt in windows, If so, how to do that?
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Alternative to tinychat?

I really hate the tinychat interface. I'm looking for a product that provides an: XMPP/IRC gateway (to text chat obviously) No external registration required (as in Google/Aim/Yahoo account ...
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Small utility to use a LAN chat in my WiFi connection using Windows 7

My brother is in the next hotel room and no wifi is here... For fun we'd like to use ad hoc wifi connection and a small utility to do a little chat... Is it possible? Do you have any utility ...
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Adium: Show Invisible, but online, contacts in buddy list?

Is there a setting, plugin or extra that will make my Adium contact list include users who are online but set to "invisible"?
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What is maximum count of friends on GoogleTalk friend list?

I am developing a client for GoogleTalk server and need to know maximum count of friends Google allows a user to add to his/her friend list.
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Cross-platform video chat via XMPP

I've seen some questions like this one about video chat on non-Windows platforms. I'm specifically wondering about this in a corporate environment, using an internal server rather than one on the ...
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How does Google Chat SMS Actually Work?

Moving to Google cloud life & just started using SMS feature in Google Chat, but I'm troubled by how it "seems" to work and can't find a straight answer. The chat history details shows ...
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Make notifications of Skype messages more attention-grabbing

We use Skype chat at work. I'm finding that I don't notice when people send a message to me. The only notification is a tiny little bouncing bubble in the tray. I have three monitors, and the tray is ...
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Set up “internal” chat client for home use?

Are there any programs that can be used to chat between Windows and Mac OS machines without a central server? Perhaps something like Pidgin exists that can be configured for this? I'd like to set ...
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A text/audio/video chat client that can connect to an IP directly?

Is there any chat client that would just let you connect to someone's computer directly? (provided they're also running the same client). I'm in a place where I can connect to their ip directly, but ...
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is there a way to text message from your desktop, BUT have it sync with your iphone?

I want to send SMS messages via any Mac desktop application, however, I want to have the chat history in my SMS hisotry on my iPhone 4. Is this possible??
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Is there any Open Souce Office Chat Messenger?

I am looking for an open source instant chat messenger for Office purposes.
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Connect another jabber to Gmail chat

I have a jabber account except Gmail. Is there any way to connect it to Gmail chat?
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How do I manage my Skype chat and call history?

Is there a way to selectively remove some of the historic messages and calls? I'm looking to keep the history of my business calls and chat messages, but clear the private ones.
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Opera irc chat disconnecting

How do I make sure I don't get disconnected from a chat room? I'm using Opera.
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Simple visual/virtual presence chat client

I'm looking for a strongly visual but still simple alternative to text-based chat. The important feature I'm looking for is a friendly visual representation of user state/emotion ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 - video and voice chat software

Is there any software that supports voice/video chat for Yahoo or MSN accounts in Ubuntu 10.10 (something like Yahoo Messenger or MSN Messenger in Windows?)
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skype chat with several contacts log

I had a chat with several persons at once in the skype. Where can I find log for it? There is not problem if I speak with one person - log is visible, but I was not able to find if somebody else ...
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Are there any third party Skype chat log viewers for the mac?

According to this question, Skype's chat history viewer is limited - it won't show chats for users no longer in your contact list, cannot allow for search, and generally is not as useful when you're, ...
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Is there any software to view hidden (invisible) online friends in Google Talk?

Is it possible to view the hidden (invisible) online friends in Google Talk? I heard that it is possible in Linux through the GtalX client software, but I don't know whether that information is ...
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Mac OS X - video call with iPhone 4 users

Is there any application I can use on a Mac and people can use on their iPhones 4 to do video calls? If beyond Mac OS X apps you can also mention Ubuntu Linux and WIndows apps that can do that too, I ...
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Import chat contacts

I have a Google Apps account which I used for Chat. my jabber used to be name@domain1.com I use a new Domain with Google apps primarily now. So I want to import from my chat contacts from ...
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How to play MP3 files into the microphone input

In a chat session, whenever I want the other person to hear a pre-recorded voice, I need to play it on my speakers and use my microphone to capture it. How can I play MP3 files into the microphone ...
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Can we have a linux terminal chat client for gmail?

Does a gmail terminal chat client exist or anyway one can write it?
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How to get Facebook-Feeds in Trillian without connecting to Facebook-Chat?

I installed the trial of Trillian 5.0 Build 22 (I don't know if the version 4 Astra is any different). I successfully added my Facebook account so I can see my facebook news on Trillian and works ...
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Pidgin will not receive files

Anytime someone tries to send me files over YIM or AIM when I am using Pidgin 2.7.5 on Arch Linux, it fails mid-transfer, telling me that they cancelled, and telling them that I cancelled. The same ...
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Audio/Video Chat Solution

I've been using Skype pretty heavily for about 2-3 years now, and I've been steadily becoming frustrated with its performance; things that may first off be acceptable, but after encountering them time ...
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How do I use an AIM/Windows Live/Yahoo! account to chat with Google Talk users?

I just got a new phone with IM capability. I'm too cheap to pay for a data plan, but I do have unlimited texts/IM. However, all my friends use Google Talk, and this phone only supports AIM/Windows ...
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Is there something similar to msn messenger but with a running feed beside it, showing group updates? [closed]

My company uses msn messenger constantly, but there are certain broadcast messages we would like to make, that could be viewed similar to a twitter feed. Is there a simple (or my jaded coworkers won't ...
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Ubuntu Social Integration on Login?

Quick one; Ubuntu recently integrated a social networks into the main panel, but by default you have to manually 'fire up' the chat and broadcast accounts after logging in. Is there a way to set ...
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Is there a way to make a persistent IRC account that I can read missed / old messages with?

So, I'm new to IRC. I made a nickname with a password through nickserv on the channel that I usually participate in. What I want to know is if there's a way I can read messages that I've missed when ...
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Where is empathy-log.xsl?

Conversation logs saved by Empathy are in XML format. Each one links to a stylesheet "empathy-log.xsl": <?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="empathy-log.xsl"?> I've trawled my hard drive and ...
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Using Off-The-Record and Trillian Astra together

Does anyone know how to use Off-the-Record (OTR) with Trillian Astra? I've found the OTR for Trillian plugin here: http://trillianotr.kittyfox.net/ For the most part, it works and I can use OTR for ...
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Windows Live Hotmail contacts in Google Talk or Gmail Chat?

Directly from Gmail's integrated chat feature, is it possible to chat with Windows Live Hotmail contacts? I already added them, of course, but they don't show up in the chat thing. I googled it and ...
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Unable to find a disable button for pop-up bubbles in Skype 2.8.0.851

I'm still using 2.8.0.722 on my Mac while a friend has upgraded to 2.8.0.851. The newer version on her computer has pop-up bubbles for every chat message when the chat window is minimized. Neither of ...
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Good Video chatting application

Skype eats too much CPU while video chatting (about 100%). I am not sure it's due to the camera driver or Skype. What is a light resource drain video chatting application, please? OS: Windows XP SP3. ...
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Secure video chat program as an alternative to Skype [closed]

I'm looking for something similar to skype but basically just for me to video chat with my girlfriend. Skype has been kind of buggy lately with its recent iterations and doesn't seem to be progressing ...
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Store Google Chat History

I don't use Google Talk. When I am checking my mails in GMail, I use the built-in chat mechanism. I want to store the chat history. Is there any way to record the history in the background while I am ...
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Open source chat protocol that handles voice & video?

I'm looking for a chat protocol which: Has easy to use clients which will run on both Windows and Linux. Has a server which I can run myself on Linux (preferably easy to set up). Supports duplexed ...
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Talk on multiple IRC channels at once?

I seem to remember, back in '91 or so, that the console-based IRCII implemention on the Solaris box that first got me on the net would let me /Join multiple channels on a given network such that, as ...
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Service or tool for storing all IM chat

I normally use different IM applications (Pidgin, Digsby, MSN etc.) on several computers. Is there some tool or web application for storing the chat logs online and that allows searching through them? ...