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Can I get Pidgin to show idle Facebook mobile users?

Following Facebook's closure of their desktop IM application, I've reluctantly moved to using Pidgin. However it reports all my friends who are idle on mobile devices as "offline" which isn't very ...
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Facebook pulled its Messenger for Desktop link? [closed]

Did Facebook remove the link to download Messnger for Windows from their site? Their help pages point here https://www.facebook.com/about/messenger but this page only shows the mobile app for iPhone, ...
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How to connect with Pidgin to Facebook-chat and Google Talk when XMPP port 5222 is blocked?

I have not been able to google this straightforwardly, so here it goes for others. Many networks have firewalls that block all but the basic ports. I am on one of them but I still want to acces gtalk ...
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Pidgin connects to Facebook chat but not to GTalk wiht Tor. How can that be?

I am using Pidgin on Ubuntu 12.04. The university network blocks (I think) port 5222 for XMMP connections. I thought about using Tor to circumvent that. I installed Tor and configured pidgin to use ...
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Reliable facebook XMPP client [closed]

Is there any client out there that could reliably connect to facebook XMPP? I have tried Skype, pidgin, gajim and psi None of them can connect reliably. Some fail silently, others disconnect after 10 ...
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Can't add Facebook account to messages in Windows 8

Every time I try to link my Facebook account so that I can use the Windows 8 messaging app, it shows me this: It has now been over 24 hours, and Facebook has been working fine the whole time, so ...
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Why does Facebook Chat through XMPP protocol on Pidgin Portable not authorize?

I heard you can use facebook chat on desktops now. Thats awsome! What i didn't hear is that it is a pain in the butt! Not awsome! I've followed six nearly identical sets of instructions from six ...
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Facebook chat doesn't work in Windows Live Messenger 2011

I've just installed Windows Live Messenger and connected both my Live and Facebook accounts. However, I'm unable to see my facebook contacts in the chat panel. When I choose the "Facebook" friends ...
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Pidgin and Facebook two-factor authentication

Since I enabled two-factor authentication on Facebook: Login Approvals When an unrecognized computer or device tries to access my account: Require me to enter a security code sent to my ...
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How to telnet into facebook chat

I was able to use facebook chat with an external application using the following information: First, find your Facebook username by going to http://www.facebook.com/your_user/. Next, Open ...
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Is there a Facebook Chat for Windows Live Messenger?

Is there a way to have FaceBook chat in Windows Live Messenger kind of like the way Digsby does it? Like, without making my friends get Windows Live accounts. Is this possible? I have the latest ...