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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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7answers
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LAN messenger for Windows with features like Google Talk [closed]

Currently we are using Google Talk as messenger at our work place. Now we are supposed to replace it with some LAN based messenger. It should have at least following features chatting ( if logs are ...
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6answers
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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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4answers
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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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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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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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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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4answers
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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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3answers
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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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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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0answers
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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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What IRC client do there exist for Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What IRC client do you use on Windows? I am new to IRC chat. What IRC client do exist for Windows (Vista)?
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Looking for an easier Skype video chat alternative [closed]

Is there any software 'easier to use' than Skype - ie to get a video conversation going you have to turn on the computer, make sure the speakers are turned on, make sure the web cam is connected, make ...