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

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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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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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Command line jabber chat clients for windows?

I only use Google Talk, and was wondering if there were any jabber command line clients for windows? I prefer command-line as I use it a lot on a day to day basis, and it seems much easier. The client ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there any Open Souce Office Chat Messenger? [closed]

I am looking for an open source instant chat messenger for Office purposes.
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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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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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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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How do I export the history of Skype?

Is it possible to export Skype v4 chat history into some readable plain-text format? (.txt, .xml, .html) Alternatively, is it possible to backup/restore skype chat history? (I wouldn't mind backup to ...
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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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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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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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Simple Local Network Chat Program

I'm looking for a chat program that I can run on my corporate workstation that does not need to go outside of the firewall to operate. All communication should be limited to the same subnet ideally ...
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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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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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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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Video chat software for Ubuntu

Is there any video/audio chat program available for Ubuntu 9.4 apart from Skype ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Peer-to-peer video chat application?

I use Skype to video chat with my parents, but Skype video quality is very poor on my network. However, connecting directly to the other person's webcam works great. I am looking for a P2P video chat ...
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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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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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Alternate Client for Cisco Unified Personal Communicator protocol

At work we have an in-house chat system using CUPC. Does anyone else out there use this? There are a few things I do not like about this client: Where's the chat log? If I close the window, I have ...
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Merge two Skype chat archives

I have two computers – both of them are Windows XP SP3 32-bit and running the same version of Skype and login with the same account. How can I merge the chat histories of these two accounts into one ...