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Old 11-19-2004, 03:15 PM   #1
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text-based IM client?

anyone know if there is a text based instant messaging client that can be used over a ssh connection?
Old 11-19-2004, 07:25 PM   #2
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I googled for "text based instant messaging client"
Old 11-19-2004, 07:59 PM   #3
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aim clone: pork from

msn instant messenger clone:

anything that can be done on in the console can be done over ssh, no?
Old 11-19-2004, 09:52 PM   #4
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Centericq does all

From the authors website
"Centericq is a text mode menu- and window-driven IM interface that supports the ICQ2000, Yahoo!, AIM, IRC, MSN, Gadu-Gadu and Jabber protocols"


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