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Jabbim – for a better Jabber/XMPP

Jabbim client

Jabbim is a client for communication over XMPP/Jabber protocol, written in the Python language using Qt (4.3), PyQt (4.3) and Pyxl library, which is a part of the client. The aim of the Jabbim client is to make Jabber approachable for common people, so it is a client for common users and beginners. Because of this philosophy the Jabbim client might not suit everyone.[1]

Jabbim runs on Windows, and mostly all flavours of GNU/Linux. Its current stable version is 0.4.3 and it claim to provide the following in this version. So we cannot expect much from it but seems a clean one to try at least.

  • Working groupchat
  • Support for publishing of
    • user’s mood
    • user’s activity
    • the title of the currently played song
  • New plugins for
    • automatic updates
    • file folder sharing (EasyShare)
    • easy work with Jabbim disk (Jabbim Disk Manager)
    • Jabbim games
  • The possibility to download new emoticon (smiley) sets and new plugins
  • Direct access to user support from Help menu

[1: http://dev.jabbim.cz/jabbim/wiki/en/index%5D

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Facebook Chat. Now its there….!

Facebook Chat
This is about the long-awaited Facebook Chat, and I’m bit late with this post. Nothing more than that is in the Gmail Chat, but may be this is handy with the friends on FB only.

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Meebo + Firefox, Its my thing…

Meebo, the IM which I use all the time, to chat with all my friends who are on GTalk, Yahoo, or MSN. And Firefox is what I use in my Linux as well as Vista. And now what I have got for me?

Its a Firefox Extension for Meebo, and this brings much more to my messenger which runs inside Firefox. This new extension adds features like:

  • Automatically sign on to your IM accounts when you launch your browser
  • See your most recent messages in the optional sidebar while you browse the web
  • Get notified when your friends send you an IM so you'll never miss it
  • Drag images and links right onto your sidebar buddy list
  • Alerts when contacts come on-line and go off-line

For more details just check on at http://wwwl.meebo.com/firefox/