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How to install Yahoo Messenger on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm from India and I'm using ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine since last year and half. So, my issue is "How should I install Yahoo Messenger on my machine?" Installing Yahoo Messenger on Windows ...
2
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1answer
75 views

How can I change the behavior of enter key in pidgin?

I want to use enter as a new line key and send messages using ctrl+enter. How can I rebind the behavior of the keys?
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1answer
154 views

Can I make user list in Empathy more compressed?

Can I make user list in Empathy more compressed? I thought Pidgin's list is too lax, but Empathy is even more so. For comparison, here's Empathy for Ubuntu (left) and QIP for Windows (right):
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1answer
880 views

What IM clients support Jabber and show notifications on the toolbar in Ubuntu 12.10?

I'm migrating from MacOS X back to Ubuntu, and trying to find an IM client I can use. I use IM quite a bit for work, so I really need to see notifications in the toolbar at the top of the screen. ...
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10answers
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Why does Pidgin refuse to connect to Facebook Chat?

I have searched around the net for a solution to my problem. I gave myself an account user name for facebook so I could use the chat in Pidgin 2.10.3. However, no matter what I do, Pidgin refuses to ...
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3answers
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Are there any other IM clients other than empathy and pidgin that support google talk?

As stated above. I need something similar to Google talk and it should be more stable than empathy. I dont like Pidgin, for it's interface makes it difficult to set statuses more often... Please let ...
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0answers
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How to hide status in pidgin? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to hide status message in Pidgin? I am using QQ (an IM) in pidgin, I have not found how to hide my status: online, offline, away... Could anyone help?
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2answers
1k views

How to hide status message in Pidgin?

How can i hide all status message in Pidgin ? for all kinds of accounts , Jabber , MSN etc. @update: I actually mean the short line of message displayed right after the nick name of contacts , wasn't ...
6
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3answers
2k views

How do I change the default browser?

Despite Chromium being set as my preferred web browser under "System Info", when I click a link in an IM window of Pidgin, it opens in Firefox. How do I make it so that links open in Chromium? I am ...
8
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1answer
295 views

How to get rid of Pidgin/Purple's statuses Evil and Depression?

These statuses seem to be ICQ specific, I tried to remove them from ~/.purple/accounts.xml but that file gets overwritten on every start and the statuses keep coming back.
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How do I install the Ubuntu emoticons in Empathy?

In October 2010, Otto Greenslade of the Canonical Design Team has published the so called Ubuntu emoticons in a post on the Design Blog. In a post on OMG! Ubuntu! it was explained how you could set ...