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Pidgin is a graphical, modular instant messaging client capable of using

multiple networks at once. Currently supported are:

AIM/ICQ, Yahoo!, MSN, IRC, Jabber/XMPP/Google Talk, Napster, Zephyr, Gadu-Gadu,

Bonjour, Groupwise, Sametime, SIMPLE, MySpaceIM, and MXit.

Some extra packages are suggested to use increased functionality:

* gnome-panel | kdebase-workspace-bin | docker:

- To use the system tray icon functionality (minimizing to an icon, having

the icon blink when there are new messages, etc.)

* libsqlite3-0:

- To use Contact Availability Prediction plugin

Download

Source package: pidgin
Source package: pidgin

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pidgin deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pidgin