Real-time chat software, services, and protocols such as ICQ, Yahoo Messenger, and MSN Messenger.

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Skype URI: How to send an instant message through URI [closed]

Skype claims on their development site (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn745878) that: Currently supported Skype URIs include: - Sending instant messages to an individual or ...
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Is Jabber the same thing as XMPP?

I find conflcting information on this subject. Are they the same thing? I've read that Jabber is "based" on XMPP. For example: The chat client "Pidgin" has a box for XMPP but seemingly not for ...
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Lync saves conversation multiple times

I am using the Lync feature that saves conversations in the "Conversation History" folder in Outlook. During the time that a conversation is open, it gets saved several times, each saved conversation ...
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Can an employer read all messages sent through Lync?

With Microsoft email and messaging, Microsoft servers used to be located onsite, so it allowed employers to query the data sent by employees there. Does Lync in its cloud version offer any way for ...
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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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Save Telegram chat log

I am not able to save chat log with Telegram. Telegram on Android, Mac OS X, Windows and Linux do not give this option to user, as far as I know. This is a basic feature and it is disappointing and ...
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Instant messaging in LAN between PC (Windows XP) and Mac (OS X 10.6)?

I wonder how I could send short information (like a URL or a small text) between a PC with Windows XP and a Mac with OS X 10.6, which are both in our LAN at home. Up to now I sent in such a case an ...
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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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Is there such a thing as Skype messenger for Linux console? [closed]

I’ve been searching for a Linux console (e.g. bash) program that offers the instant messenger functionality of Skype. What I really do not need is microphone/call/listening functionality. Just the ...
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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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Strike-through text: Microsoft Lync

Somehow I hit a magic key combination in Microsoft Lync that is sending strike-through text. When I look at the "A" icon (text properties), I don't see an option for strike-through. How can I ...
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Does my Skype status ever change to 'Away' automatically?

Does my Skype status ever automatically change to Away? If so, when does this happen?
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Empathy for Windows?

Is there any way to build/install Empathy on Windows ? I know there is Pidgin but I like Empathy more.
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(contact) can't be added until they accept your contact request

I'm trying to add a contact to a group chat, but I'm getting this error message: (contact) can't be added until they accept your contact request. I've tried removing (contact) from my list and ...
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bypass messenger must install a new version (forced upgrade)

Is there anyway to keep my old (version 8.5) messenger ? For some reason it doesn't let me log in and want to force an upgrade (I really don't like the new versions)
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free Web and IM history logging program [closed]

I need to be able to log web browser history and instant messenger discussions without the user have the option to disable it via the browser/instant messenger. Preferrebly free. Any suggestions?
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Pidgin auto-reconnect

Using Pidgin 2.10.6 (libpurple 2.10.6) 4cfe697ea3ae39a4fb3dad8e3ed1c70855901095 On Ubuntu 12.10 (yes I know this is out of support) From time to time Pidgin will disconnect from a network. This ...
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How can I chat while watching a video on MPC at the same time?

To be specific, is there any way to instant message/chat that lets you use a shortcut and have it appear overlayed on Media Player Classic when it's in fullscreen. I'd also prefer it be ...
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Instant messaging client which can paste picture from clipboard and display it inline

Is there an instant messaging client which can paste picture from clipboard and display it inline? Need to be available on both Windows and OS X, best if Linux is also supported. For example, ...
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ejabberd with ldap shared roster configuration

Coul'd someone please help me with the configuration of a shared roster group. I just set up an ejabberd Server and an OpenLDAP Server. Authentication works as is should, so no LDAP Problem here. ...
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How to test openfire with spark?

I have installed openfire and running on 127.0.0.1:9090. i have created a user through admin console (username=hr, password = xxx) . now i'm trying to login through spark desktop client. I'm getting ...
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Windows/Mac client compatible with Empathy's “People Nearby” function

In Empathy (the Ubuntu IM program) you can talk to other people on your LAN with the "People nearby" function. I'd like to use this at work, but the other PC's there are mostly Windows, and some ...
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How does Whisperpush work?

I have installed Cyanogenmod 11 on my phone with integrated Whisperpush (supposedly). I registered my phone and it says that I am successfully registered. So how can I use it now? The Whisperpush app ...
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How to optimize the conversation window of Pidgin?

How does one optimize the Conversation window in Pidgin? it's annoyingly cluttered Here's a link to the screen shot.. like: (8:33:08 PM) David Gailee: how much is that gadget? i saw something ...
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Can't stay invisible on gtalk

Whenever I log in into GMail, its GTalk client tells me: Oops! You are not invisible because you're logged into Google Talk from another client, device, or location that doesn't support ...
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SIP plugin for Trillian

I like using Trillian for chats (Skype, Google Talk, ...) but I cannot add a SIP Account to make calls with Trillian directly. Google always tells me to download the SIP Plugin for Trillian, but this ...
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Is it possible to send messages to an offline Skype contact?

I have done a bit of research, but I haven't found a satisfactory answer to this question. Basically, I'd like to know what happens if I send a message to an offline Skype contact; will the message ...
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Hide name between messages from same person in Pidgin

When you have a conversation in Pidgin, the name of each person is shown in front of each message. I found a plugin (New Line) that prepends a newline after the name of the person, which makes it more ...
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MS Office Communicator: Instant message tracking

Recently, our IT department has installed Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 on our machines. I have disabled the last two options in the Options -> Personal tab (see the screeny below). Can the ...
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A specific Google Talk account isn't going online with Telepathy client on KDE

I have some problems using a Google Talk account with Telepathy for KDE. I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 and KDE 4.10.2. I use Telepathy with multiple accounts, also some other Google Talk ones, and ...
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Beginners detailed guide to customising Miranda IM? [closed]

I want to use Miranda IM as my client of choice for IM. Despite being a relatively advanced computer user and doing a lot of google-ing and reading of guides etc out there I can't find a good guide ...
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How to communicate between two PCs on the same LAN?

Another user and I are on the same LAN and often wish to send each other URLs or several photos, or such. Is there a program or a feature that would allow us to communicate simply? like a local ...
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Lan secure chat choice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simple Local Network Chat Program I'm looking for a chat application to use in a small company LAN, we are looking for a software that offers secure (encrypted) text ...
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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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ICQ offline messages (do not show up)

I have a weird problem with offline messages: I use Adium on 2 Macs (home and office) and Beejive (iPhone) for connecting to ICQ and other protocols. When someone sends me an offline messages I ...
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OSX .NET Messenger Service client with support for offline messages and file transfers

Some of my friends use MSN Messenger or Windows Live Messenger. Now I am aware of a variety of clients for OSX but I haven't been able to find one with the following abilities: accept / receive file ...
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Windows xp not remembering passwords

One of my friend is facing an issue with his XP machine. For the past few days none of his IMs rember his password and username. His system is free of virus. Any ideas?
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Chat client/server that offers certain options

A few friends of mine and including me for the past few years have hosted an irc server on one of our dedicated servers. We use it for just personal reasons. We like the aspect of it that it allows ...
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Skype IM Privacy Settings

I have my skype privacy settings defined to only allow IMs from people in my contact list. I also have this set for calls/video, etc. And yet, almost every morning when I boot up I have a ...
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Is it possible to merge Skype and Windows Live contacts?

I have both Skype and Windows Live Messenger accounts. Then, Microsoft told me to merge, so I did and only use Skype for both. I also have contacts on both lists, and they now show up twice; one ...
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Thunderbird 15 Chat Notification even if my window in minimized

This is my first post on SU. My Question is related to thunderbird 15.0.1 I configured the chat accounts which is a great feature, I was wondering whether I could configure or install any add-on if ...
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Making Google Talk messages appear on all logged in clients

We're using Google Talk as our unofficial-official chat client around the office at work. One thing that poses a big problem almost every day is the fact that Google Talk only sends a message to the ...
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How do I change spellcheck dictionary in pidgin on windows?

How do I change the spellchecker dictionary in pidgin on windows? I have aspell with english and swedish installed. I would like to be able to switch between them at will.
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Is there a multi-protocol IM client which groups by protocol? [closed]

I've tried many multi-protocol IM clients, they all try to group my different protocols into one interface. I'd like to keep them separate, can you suggest some clients which offer this style of ...
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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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Free software for group video chat

Skype has recently started charging $10/month for group video chat, which neither me nor my friends wish to pay. Are there any free, cross-platform (Windows and OS X) applications which can do video ...
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Instant messanger capable of offline messaging & tolerant of network interruptions

I am looking for an instant messaging solution to facilitate communications between recovery vehicles in remote rural areas. All the vehicles have internet connections, but they are intermittent ...
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Unwanted Instant Messgae Pop Up on Messenger

I have noticed that whenever I install Windows Live Essentials (only Messenger and Mail), I randomly get a pop up window from Messenger to Send and Instant Message. I have not asked to send a ...
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Can XMPP/Jabber support editing of messages and offline message like in Skype?

I've got used to edit about 30% of my messages in Skype. Also I expect my messages to be delivered in the end independently of whether the peer is online now or not (i.e. eventually the message will ...
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IM client with one window(contact list + message window) interface?

What me need ? mirc style interface with merged contact list window and message window jabber, icq protocols.. In miranda this not possible with currently available plugins.