Jabber or XMPP is an opensource xml-based IM protocol used in such popular applications as GTalk and Facebook-chat.

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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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How can I get Skype-like shared history among all clients using Jabber?

Skype does this neat thing where it sends the same history (event log, message log) to all clients connected to that account. This results in exactly the same chat log on all clients, even containing ...
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How to use MCabber (a Jabber client) with Google Enterprise Account?

My company has signed up with Google Apps for Business so I have a Gmail address of the form myname@mycompany.com. I use MCabber as a chat client and am unable to connect using my working mcabberrc ...
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Jabberd2 vs. ejabberd

I'm thinking about setting up a jabber/xmpp daemon. Now I can't really decide which daemon to use. I've heard and read that jabberd2 and ejabberd are both good choices, but which one is better? Maybe ...
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Hang on jabber-connect in emacs

I use jabber.el to connect to my work chat server from within emacs. This was working until recently, but now when I run jabber-connect it hangs after prompting for my JID. Emacs locks up until I ...
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Command line Jabber client

Does anyone know of a command line jabber client that would run in OS X in the terminal?
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How to add a Jabber contact to gtalk?

HI there, I thought it is trival, but I could not get it to work even with loads of googling. So, how do I add an jabber contact to my gtalk contact list? I tried in psi, pidgon and gmail, but the ...
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What is the best alternate to Pidgin under Linux? [closed]

Pidgin (2.5.5) keeps crashing on me (Ubuntu 9.04). What is the best alternative to it that supports XMPP/Jabber as well as MSN & Yahoo?
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Jabber based IM services other than gtalk?

What are the other IM services that use Jabber other than gtalk?
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How to get a password from gnome-keyring

I have recently forgotten password for my jabber account, which doesn't have any simple way to reset it (e-mail only). I have this password stored however on gajim on one of computers I use (I have ...
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Using Google Talk with a non-apps, non-gmail Google account

I created a Google account with an existing e-mail address from a domain that is NOT hosted by Google. This address is not on an Apps domain and has no gmail service of any kind. Still I am able to ...
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Instant Messenger proxy with web-based, searchable chat logs and mobile support

Does anybody here know of a decent setup for having multiple computers and devices (iPhone/Android) logged into the same IM accounts (yahoo, gtalk, AIM) with consolidated web-based chat logs? I've ...
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Google Chrome and jabber connection

I just see in netstat output that Google Chrome established jabber connection to Google IPs. Anybody have ideas why? GMail chat is off. root@debian:~# netstat -tnp Active Internet connections (w/o ...
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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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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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scriptable/non curses IM clients

Just something I've been curious about. I've been messing a fair bit with some of my own scripts, and in some cases, getting sent an IM would be useful to let me know when a task is done. So, here's ...
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How to open Windows Jabber client to a particular endpoint [closed]

How can Pidgin be started with a chat window already opened to talk to a certain client? Our goal is to open Jabber chat from a Contact list web application. Something like: pidgin.exe ...
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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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Pidgin: suppress notifications for account or protocol

I'm excited that Facebook Chat now easily plugs into Pidgin, but don't like getting all these notifications. Is there a way to suppress notifications for a single account or protocol? Well, if it's a ...
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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.
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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 use Jabber from behind a proxy allowing only ports 80 and 443?

Is there a way to use Jabber (through pidgin, but could be another client) from a computer which is behind a proxy allowing only ports 80 and 443?
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Connecting to gtalk using jabber80.com on Pidgin

how do I go about configuring pidgin so that I can connect to Gtalk using jabber80.com?
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How do I connect a 3rd party XMPP client to Cisco's Jabber Video?

Cisco's Jabber Video client does not support Linux. I would like to connect to the rest of my company's users with a 3rd party XMPP client like Pidgin. Is this possible? The setup terminology is ...
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Facebook on Jabber

I am using a XMPP client to connect to facebook (Apple Messages), and I find that not all messages make it to my client. Many get lost on the way. Am I the only one with this experience? Is there a ...
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Openfire on Mac OS X: can't log in after setup

I'm trying to set up Openfire (http://www.igniterealtime.org/projects/openfire/) on Mac OS X. The install goes well, and I can start the server and enter the admin console via its System Preferences ...
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Pidgin cannot connect to jabber.org - SSL error

I normally use Pidgin (2.6.4 and now 2.6.5) on Ubuntu to connect to jabber.org via XMPP for instant messaging. Yesterday, sometimes when I tried to connect, I would get the following error: Unable ...
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Setting up Jabber server for use with multiple AIM accounts?

I'm not sure if this belongs on Serverfault so I'll post here and it can get moved if people think it should. I have three AIM accounts I'd like to use on my Symbian phone, but all the IM apps I've ...
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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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Is it possible to talk to AIM users with any Jabber client via any jabber account?

Are the network and protocol fully and unqualifiedly interoperable? If so, how do you do it? Just screen-name@aol.com? Or @aim.com? I'm aware that it's possible with gmail, but I want to know if this ...
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Is it still possible to connect to Yahoo XMPP transports?

I am not able to connect to Yahoo XMPP (jabber) transports. The error message reads 'Account locked: You have been logging in too frequently. Wait a few minutes before trying to connect again. ...
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ejabberd runs on command, but not via service / ejabberdctl

I have ejabberd set up, and if I run ejabberd via command line, it executes fine, I can connect, chat with other people, etc. When I run service ejabberd start everything executes properly, but ...
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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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How to unblock jabber on TI ADSL router with iptables

I have old but reliable Texas Instruments ADSL router. Board AR7RD; BUILD=061005; VERSION=3.7.1 If that matters... One thing that bothers me is that it somehow blocking my jabber (Pidgin ...
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XMPP/Jabber web client supporting conversation logging?

I have an XMPP/Jabber account on www.autistici.org (they uses ejabberd). They don't log conversations on their server as GTalk does. I need to use my Jabber account from a web interface hosted on my ...
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How can I access Yahoo messenger network from Google talk?

I do have problems connecting to Y! with Pidgin and I want to take advantage of transport protocol in Jabber/XMPP in order to access Yahoo messenger from Google Talk or other XMPP service. Is there ...
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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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Is there a private IM service with mobile, desktop and web apps for use by a small startup? [closed]

I'm looking for a secure, private IM service or use at work, very much like TeamTalk or Bopup, but I also need a web-based interface as well as apps on both iOS and Android mobile devices. TeamTalk ...
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XMPP message carbon: retrieve carbon messages after becoming online?

Suppose I have 2 devices, laptop and phone, both of which have an XMPP client with message carbon (XEP 0280) feature enabled. The server also has the message carbon feature. If both of my devices are ...
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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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can't connect to google talk using jabber.el

I'm trying to set up my Google talk on jabber.el to chat from Emacs. My Emacs version is 24.2.1 and jabber.el version is 0.8.0 (at least, this is what jabber-info tells me). My configuration is: ...
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Syncronize accounts with different JIDs(resource)

I want to sync my jabber accounts to use it in Pidgin in different PCs. Now I do it by symlink to Dropbox folder. It works as it should. But now I want to use differnet resources on jabber accounts, ...
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How do I remove Growl notifications for one contact only in Adium?

I've written a little script to pipe Twitter in and out of Jabber. I'm using Adium on OS X to get these messages: and I have it so when Adium is in the background, it pops up a Jabber notification. I ...
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Jabber: Logging user status changes

Does anyone know of a Jabber client that will allow you to log the times that users in your contact list change their status, and what those status changes are?
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Jabber Breaks in Empathy

Using empathy in Ubuntu 10.04 (64 bit), everything worked great after initial setup. But after disconnecting and reconnecting, any Jabber connection (GTalk and Facebook Chat) gives a 'network error'. ...
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Show presence information in Outlook 2013 from lync instead of jabber

I use lync messaging and it integrates with Outlook to show the presence information. But, since I installed jabber, outlook is now showing presence info from jabber. How do I change this back to ...
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Can we set Cisco Jabber to open conversations in separate windows?

Lync provides an option to enable or disable tabbed conversations, but cannot find such option in Jabber. There's an option in Jabber conversations window to "Show this chat in a new window", but I am ...
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Jabber login error - Wrong username, domain, and/or password

I am unable to login to the Jabber video client. I just created the account and installed Jabber Video 4.8. Everytime I try to login, I received a login failed message. I tried both Jabber video ...
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XMPP/Jabber: Openfire Load/Cluster testing for concurrent connections

I have an Openfire v3.10 alpha server running on an AWS Elastic Cloud 2 Windows Server 2012 Instance. The server is using a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Server as it’s back-end. I want to know how many ...
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Cisco Jabber 9.7.2 doesn't integrate with Outlook 2013 calendar

I have both these as my IM and mail clients at work, respectively. Cisco Jabber has a tab that's supposed to show calendar appointments from Outlook, and auto-change status when you're in a meeting. ...