Pidgin – Chat with Multiple Chat Networks Simultaneously

Pidgin is a free and open source chat application for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and macOS. Using this cat application you can log and chat multiple networks simultaneously. It supports Jabber/XMPP, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, MicroFocus GroupWise Messenger, HCL Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, and Zephyr. You can also extend its features via plugins. It comes with file transfers, away messages, buddy icons, custom smileys, and typing notifications support. It is releasd under open source GNU General Public License.


Download Pidgin

Install Pidgin on Ubuntu Linux

You can install Pidgin via your terminal application. Open terminal app. You can open it by pressing ctrl+alt+t and run below commands one by one.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install pidgin

Install Pidgin via flatpak:

You can also install it via flatpak from flathub. First install flatpak and flathub and restart your system. After that run blow command. It will install the latest version of pidgin on your system.

flatpak install flathub im.pidgin.Pidgin

After the installation you can run it via

flatpak run im.pidgin.Pidgin

For uninstall use below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall im.pidgin.Pidgin

That’s it.

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