best multi-IM-client

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  1. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    what are the best ones?

    msn,yahoo,aim, icq, jabber etc etc....

    Miranda is giving me trouble on my new laptop.
     
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    any good skins IC?

    free ones....
     
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    Pidgin:argh:
     
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    If you cant get Miranda working, then go for Pidgin.
     
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    IMHO Pidgin is the best blend of features, ease of use and good performance.
     
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    cant get my jabber working with the pidgin thing. :blink:
     
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    Meebo has worked wonders for me...
     
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    that works very well, thank you.

    but i dont know (yet) if i will use the online IM thing, or if i need to have the program.

    currently looking into trillian and meebo.
     
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    Pidgin... You cant go wrong :D (except with asian characters.. I'm having an issue)


    Otherwise Pidgin is sleak, great looking, supports a plethora of IM servers, has plugins, is lightweight, and best of all FREE XD

    Meebo is great, but I prefer a client instead. Pidgin also supports using "HTTP" method which will allow me to use it at college with ports blocked.
     
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    maybe you can tell me if anyone has got jabber to work with pidgin? :blink:

    mine just said unknown host.
     
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    Did you enter a valid server?
     
  15. L815

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    I'm not seeing an option for Jabber, though I could swear I've seen it there before o_O
     
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    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    amazing, i was hooked on trillian once i found a good skin.

    however, this is much more simple and friendly on the eyes.

    good find. :)

    however... how do i remove all the protocols from the bottom of the program, its taking up all the room?


    edit: nevermind, done it :)
     
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  18. L815

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    Have you checked memory usage? Last time I used that product it was up to 80+mb...
     
  19. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    mine is at 68mb at the moment, but ive seen it even higher indeed. (100+)

    however, its very friendly and easy to use... and it is beta, so i expect that to be fixed as time goes on.

    as for now, i think i do prefer it in comparision to trillian.

     
  20. L815

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    That's good news. Those are the reasons I swayed away, though I won't mind giving it another shot after the bugs are fixed :)
     
  21. C.S.J

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    i do prefer it to trillian, but as you said... memory usage is damn high at the moment in this beta.

    i may continue with my trillian until a released version has arrived, then i will definatly make the switch. :)

    digsby is awesome!

    thanks for alerting me to the program though, and also everyone else who made suggestions.
     
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