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Old 08-23-2009, 10:37 PM   #1
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Looking for a good Linux Instant Messaging Client

I'm a Linux newbie and for my new job I have to do a lot of instant messaging to clients. They are on a variety of services, aim, icq, msn, myspace, facebook, yahoo, Google Talk, jabber, and .mac/ichat
Is there a good instant messaging client that covers most of these on one application? I am using Mandriva with KDE 4.2.
Old 08-23-2009, 10:41 PM   #2
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pidgin covers everything except facebook and mac/ichat
Old 08-23-2009, 11:41 PM   #3
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kopete supports many protocols. I am not into IM so I am not sure how many of those what you need will it support. But since you are already using kde, it makes sense to give it a try.
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@windtalker10: Now Pidgin covers Facebook too:


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