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I don't mean any chat program that supports ICQ, like pidgin or empathy.

If there is one fully written just for ICQ in Ubuntu/Linux.

Edited: The reason I want an alternative application, that is for some other programs like pidgin or empathy ICQ is just a part of the project. I want a full program just for ICQ.

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why would you want one, if empathy has all the features? –  con-f-use Jun 5 '11 at 14:43
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First thing I don't like it much, Second, The new Icq does not provide Icq number when signing up, and empathy still give me the option to sign using the Icq number. read here : known Issues Also Why not to know if there is an alternative:) –  Binarylife Jun 5 '11 at 15:16
    
is ICQ still being used on a large scale? –  RolandiXor Jun 5 '11 at 20:50
    
According to Wikipedia In 2010 Icq had 50M active users. for Me , I use it maybe everyday , Also it is coming in linux ,but for 32bits and I can't install it! –  Binarylife Jun 5 '11 at 21:05
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ICQ IS USED, but mainly in Russia :) –  Extender Jun 8 '11 at 3:08

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Icq is now available in beta Version:

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Installation:

For 32-bit:

For 64-bit:

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Can you click on the download button ? –  Binarylife Jun 7 '11 at 16:00
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@binarylife Nope. –  dAnjou Jun 7 '11 at 16:16
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The official ICQ client for Linux is an Adobe AIR app, you need to have the adobe-air package (from the Partner repository) installed. If so, clicking on the download button will launch the AIR Application Install utility. –  Daniel Rodrigues Jun 7 '11 at 22:27
    
Sadly I can't use it on 11.04 64bit –  Extender Jun 8 '11 at 3:09
    
@Extender , Now you can :) –  Binarylife Jun 19 '11 at 9:40

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