Pidgin is a graphical, modular instant messaging client capable of using multiple networks at once. currently supported are: aim/icq, yahoo!, msn, irc, jabber/xmpp/google talk, napster, zephyr, gadu-gadu, bonjour, groupwise, sametime, simple, myspaceim, and mxit.
some extra packages are suggested to use increased functionality:
* gnome-panel | kdebase-workspace-bin | docker:
- to use the system tray icon functionality (minimizing to an icon, having
the icon blink when there are new messages, etc.)
- to use contact availability prediction plugin