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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why doesn't Join a Conference show up under my Gmail account in Trillian?

I read that Trillian supports the XMPP Conference feature and there is supposed to be a "Join a Conference" option when I click my account icon. But when I click my Gmail icon, I don't see it. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...