Social Media has become part of us in our everyday life. Everyone has at least one account. One of them that we can’t do away with is Facebook. You might always not want to go Facebooking while in the web browser. Having a separate environment only for chat as on your smartphones can help and […]
Well, this isn’t a Linux or open-source related article, but I hope Unixmen readers don’t mind! Some of you may already know this trick. Some people don’t want to chat/talk to a particular person such as their family member(s) or their ex-girlfriend/ex-boyfriend. Somebody wants to be in a chat secretly without having to be noticed […]
Openfire is a powerful instant messaging (IM) and chat server that implements the XMPP protocol written in Java. It is previously known as Wildfire and Jive Messenger. In this article, let us see how to setup a Instant Messaging Server using Openfire in CentOS/RHEL based platforms. Openfire is very easy to install and administer through […]
Pidgin 2.9.0 has been released!, Pidgin is a chat program which lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on MSN, talking to a friend on Google Talk, and sitting in a Yahoo chat room all at the same time. Pidgin is compatible […]
Finally Google voice and video chat is available for Linux, so If you’ve been wanting to use voice and video chat on Linux , then we have good news for you: it’s now available! Visit gmail.com/videochat to download the plugin and get started.