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

Icq is now available in beta Version:

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For 32-bit:

For 64-bit:

  • 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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