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How To Use Facebook Chat with Pidgin

February 27, 2010

FAcebook Chat now utilizes the XMPP Chat protocol, which allows users to chat with facebook frnd on messengers like pidgin..

How to do settings in pidgin…

Select :.

1) Protocol: XMPP

2) Username: [your current Facebook username]

    3)  Domain: chat.facebook.com

    Open up Pidgin, Click Accounts, then Manage Accounts. Now click Add.

    Fill in the Basic details

    • Resource: [unused, you may leave blank]
    • Password: [your current Facebook password]

    4. On the Advanced tab, make sure all SSL options are unchecked

    5. Click Add. You’re done!

    You’ll notice that your buddy list is now automatically populated with your Facebook friends who are online.

    Enjoy GNU/Linux

    Use FOSS.

    tushar

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