Messaging Application of the Year
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: Messaging Application of the Year
12-18-2012, 06:02 AM
Registered: Sep 2012
12-18-2012, 06:12 AM
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: On the Beaches of Super Sunny Southern San Clemente, California USA
Distribution: Slackware - duh!
I picked weechat.
I opened this thread knowing I was going to pick pidgin, but thought... hey I do like weechat. It's a real refreshing spin on the cli based IRC clients and it's on par with irssi.
But I really consider IC clients in a category all their own.
12-18-2012, 08:41 AM
Registered: Oct 2011
Distribution: RHEL, CentOS, Slackware
Pidgin is the best dudes
12-18-2012, 11:40 AM
Bedrock Linux Advocate
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: the internet
Distribution: Devuan, while feeble. Bedrock, when awesome.
sad to say, but pidgin is still king here.
i agree that irc clients could really do with their own category... then i could be torn between erc, ii, and irssi.
12-18-2012, 06:19 PM
Registered: Dec 2012
i am a newer for linux
i am newer for linux and i kown little about linux,but i think i must take part in the activity! i think may be the Irssi is the best one i used.
12-18-2012, 07:04 PM
Registered: Sep 2009
Location: Geogia, USA
Distribution: Ubuntu, Debian, Live CDs
Pidgin in X, irssi in terminal
12-19-2012, 03:05 PM
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Toronto, Canada
To me, none of these really stand out as being the best "of the Year" so I just picked my all-time favourite, Irssi.
12-21-2012, 12:11 PM
Registered: Feb 2010
Location: London, UK
Distribution: Slackware 14; CentOS; Vyatta
Telepathy / KDE telepathy need to be up there.
12-21-2012, 03:28 PM
Registered: Mar 2011
Location: Klaipėda, Lithuania
Since I started using Jabber/XMPP more than IRC this year, I voted for Pidgin, but for IRC weechat is a great choice.
12-24-2012, 07:22 AM
Registered: Jul 2007
where qutim? it works even on Nokia N9.
12-28-2012, 05:15 AM
Registered: Jul 2012
Distribution: Debian testing/stable, Sailfish OS, Android
Messages app for Nokia N9 has replaced any of those in the list for me =)
12-29-2012, 10:10 AM
Registered: Jul 2009
Empathy for good integration with Gnome-Shell
12-31-2012, 03:53 PM
Registered: Oct 2007
use pidgin for IM purposes and irssi for irc !
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