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Jabber is the original name for Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) an open-standard communications protocol for message-oriented middleware based on XML Unlike most instant messaging protocols, XMPP uses an open systems approach of development and application, by which anyone may implement an XMPP service and interoperate with other ...


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If the IT dept is good then they won't leave any holes in their system because they obviously don't want him to do this activity. There are a few typical work-arounds. Web service Meebo.com (Likely this will be blocked as well) He could run Pidgin IM client from a portable drive. He could use a smartphone app. The latter is probably the least risky.


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They only support client to server XMPP, not server to server XMPP. http://developers.facebook.com/docs/chat/: Facebook Chat should be compatible with every XMPP client, but is not a full XMPP server. So you can use any XMPP client for the Facebook Chat, but you can only chat with other Facebook users. Which is a pity. Welcome to the 90s.


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In my recent experience contacting friends who use GMX's xmpp service works pretty unreliable. Only friends with a gmx.net|gmx.com|gmx.de|gmx.at|gmx.ch address can be reached OK. They are routed via xmpp-gmx.gmx.net[213.165.65.40]. Friends with a ...


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You can connect your non-Gmail account to GTalk. You can follow the steps at Using Google Talk without a gmail account (where I originally learned of the process), or follow these updated steps: These steps assume an example e-mail address of me@mydomain.com that you should replace with your own: If don't yet have a non-Gmail Google account: Create a ...


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AFAIK there isn't a way to prevent only the redundant notifications and keeping the initial notification for incoming messages. What you could do is shut chat off in your Gmail window by going to Settings > Chat > Chat off This should allow you to chat using an external product without the native Gmail windows opening up. The downside is that obviously if ...


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GTalk is definitively using Jabber, since its launch.


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Please verify that your entry in $HOME/.centerim/config matches this example. jab_nick yourGmailAddress@gmail.com jab_pass yourPlaintextPassword jab_server talk.google.com:5223 jab_prio 4 jab_ssl 1 jab_status o Source: http://www.centerim.org/index.php/CenterIM4_Frequently_Asked_Questions


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The Gmail web client does not have an interface for joining chat rooms on other federated servers, and you cannot simply add the address of a chat channel (e.g. jabber@conference.jabber.org) as a contact (at least within the Gmail web client). So you would need to set up some kind of relay to accomplish this. However, this probably defeats the whole purpose ...



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