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Instant messaging/chat Pidgin

Pidgin is Instant message all your friends from one place.
Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once.
Supported chat networks:
* Bonjour
* Gadu-Gadu
* Google Talk
* Groupwise
* MXit
* MySpaceIM
* QQ
* Sametime
* Yahoo!
* Zephyr
and more you can used plugin bellow
There are third-party plugins for some protocols:

Protocol Name Website Short Description
Facebook IM Go Facebook social network
Gammu Go Protocol to send SMS through your phone via usb/serial/bluetooth/irda
Mail.ru Agent (mrim-prpl) Go Russian network
Mail.ru Agent (pidgin-mra) Go Russian network
Microblog Go Twitter/Identica/Laconica updates
msn-pecan Go Alternative MSN access
MXit Go MXit IM
NateOn Go Korean network More info
NetNexus Go netnexus.com's chatrooms
Netsoul Go French network
Ning Go Ning-based social networks
OkCupid Go OkCupid.com dating website
Omegle Go omegle.com's web-based random chat
Rediffbol Go Indian network
Skype IM Go
SIPE Go Microsoft Office Communicator, Reuters Messaging
Tlen.pl Go Polish network
Twitter Protocol Go Twitter Buddylist Protocol
WinMX Peer Network Go File sharing network
Xfire Go Gaming network

Security and Privacy :
Plugin Name Website Short Description
bOt_tOOls Go Configurable plugin for auto-ignoring yahoo spammers
Bot Sentry Go Stop spam bots
Off-the-Record Messaging Go Encrypts conversations and provides security even when keys are compromised
Pidgin-Encryption Go Encrypts conversations using stored RSA keys
Pidgin-GPG Go Pidgin GPG/OPENPGP (XEP-0027) Plugin
Pidgin-Paranoia Go Encrypts conversations using one-time pads
Pidgin-privacy-please Go Stop spam bots

Interface tweaks :

Plugin Name Website Short Description
Adium to Pidgin themes converter Go Allows to convert themes from Adiumxtras site
Autohide Go Buddy list improvements like autohide, always on top and hide min/max buttons
autoresize Go Automatically update the buddy list to fit its contents (vertically).
Character Counter Go Plugin for displaying the character count of the current message.
Extended Buddy List Sort Go Adds more buddy list sorting options
Hide Chat Go Hides the window/tab for a channel when it is joined (useful for auto-join channels)
keys per minute Go Counts the keys per minute while you are typing a message and displays it.
Manual Resize Go and Go Allows manually resizing the conversation window entry area.
pidgin-cmds Go Various conversation commands
Pidgin Conversation Locker Go Prevent closing of important conversations(/tabs) by selectively locking them.
Pidgin Conversation Save Order Go Save the order of chats and IMs and restore it the next time you open a conversation.
pidgin-nudge Go Shakes your conversation window when you receive a nudge/buzz/zap
Pidgin Personal Bar Go Adds a section at the top of your buddy list to change your display name and personal message.
Pidgin Windows Position Manager Go Places new conversation windows intelligently in Windows (i.e. doesn't always put them in the top left corner).
Protocol Icon Override Go Lets you pick the protocol icon to display per-account
Quote selected text Go Quick specify message to answer
Scroll to bottom Go Scrolls chat history of created conversation windows automatically to the bottom.
Session Save Go Session Save will remember what conversation windows you had open the last time you used Pidgin, and re-open them for you when you sign on.
Smiley Shortcuts Go Inserts a smiley on ctrl+(number) combination.
TooBars Go Add toolbar, status bar, context menu to Pidgin buddy list, hide main menu, change all status by menu (not through Statusbox!) and much more
TooButtons Go Add Send and Close buttons to Pidgin conversations
Toolbar Shrink Go Shrinks the toolbar of the conversation windows by hiding the text of the buttons.
WrapMenu Go Wrap main menu if it is too wide
Windows 7 Taskbar Go Adds new Windows 7 eye-candy such as task bar menu, progress and emblems
Xfer Auto Path Go Allows you to automatically set the folder for saving your incoming file transfers by some criteria such as buddy alias.

And more...
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