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View Poll Results: Messaging App of the Year
Gaim 611 51.52%
Kopete 257 21.67%
Skype 71 5.99%
Gizmo 6 0.51%
Ekiga (was GnomeMeeting) 14 1.18%
Psi 27 2.28%
XChat 43 3.63%
konversation 22 1.85%
aMSN 67 5.65%
Irssi 38 3.20%
BitchX 8 0.67%
KMess 4 0.34%
SIM 8 0.67%
Centericq 10 0.84%
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Old 01-02-2007, 05:29 AM   #16
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this one was a tough choice considering I use GAIM (on occassion), BitchX and aMSN. But I like aMSN for what it is
Old 01-02-2007, 07:21 AM   #17
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I vote for GAIM.
Old 01-02-2007, 10:12 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by JLP
I use Kopete the most. But for Jabber I also use Psi.
I vote Kopete too!!!
Old 01-02-2007, 10:20 AM   #19
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Gaim, but I really ought to give others a chance.

Think I'll take a look at Sim and Kopete next.
Old 01-02-2007, 11:46 AM   #20
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Kopete kicks Gaim in the nuts! FACT
Old 01-02-2007, 04:46 PM   #21
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Gaim! Does everything, and w/ encryption, you can't beat it.
Old 01-02-2007, 06:20 PM   #22
Registered: Sep 2004
Location: India
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Gaim is so slow in release. And so boring in implementing new features...

I vote for Psi, development versions.
Old 01-03-2007, 05:37 AM   #23
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Hellas
Distribution: Zenwalk 6.4
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kopete is awesome, even when you first look at it, it looks more flexible than gaim.
Old 01-03-2007, 07:25 AM   #24
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irssi with BittleBee!
Old 01-03-2007, 11:09 AM   #25
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I use Kopete for chatting, so I picked that one. But I spend far more time onirc, and the best there is KVirc, which isn't even in the poll....
Old 01-03-2007, 11:54 AM   #26
Registered: Nov 2006
Location: London, UK
Distribution: openSUSE 11.1, openSUSE 10.3
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Started with gaim on gnome. Then switched to kde. Kopete beats gaim all black and blue. I still use gaim when on windows.
Old 01-03-2007, 09:43 PM   #27
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GnomeMeeting is renamed in Akiga
Old 01-04-2007, 10:04 AM   #28
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Poll updated - thanks.

Old 01-04-2007, 10:40 AM   #29
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gaim of course
Old 01-04-2007, 11:25 AM   #30
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kopete works fine for me.


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