Does anyone know of a command line jabber client that would run in OS X in the terminal?


mcabber (man) is available via Homebrew.

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    This is a console client, not a command line one. – shellholic Feb 20 '11 at 15:04
  • @shellholic What's your point? He explicitly mentions Terminal. – Daniel Beck Feb 20 '11 at 15:29
  • @Corey Then please click the checkmark you see next to my post to mark this answer as "accepted", and your question as answered. Thanks! – Daniel Beck Feb 20 '11 at 16:34
  • In a console client, there is a user interface in a terminal. In a command line client, you type commands after commands in the terminal. For example, in the field of file manipulation, "ls, cd, mv, cp" are command line client and mc (Midnight Commander) is a console client. – shellholic Feb 20 '11 at 17:22
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    For example, the Jabber partial client here: sendxmpp is a command line one. You can pipe to it. echo "my message" | sendxmpp someone@jabber.org – shellholic Feb 20 '11 at 22:07

There is a Perl script that can be usefull, but only for sending: sendxmpp

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