At the time, while the global crisis boldly striding across the planet, too, the company AOL is not asleep, and unfortunately unsuccessfully trying to poison the lives of users of alternative clients ICQ in the former Soviet Union by changing the protocol, more and more frequently. In therefore, more and more people are starting to glance in the direction of other protocols, and often their eyes will come across strange but interesting word Jabber. Jabber (literally, per. From English. – Chatter, chatter) – a system of instant messaging and presence information based on an open protocol XMPP.
Unlike commercial systems, instant messaging, such as AIM, ICQ, MSN and Yahoo, Jabber is a decentralized, scalable and open system. Anyone can open up your instant messaging server, register it and interact with users of other servers, Jabber. Based on the XMPP protocol has opened many private and corporate servers, Jabber. Among them are sufficiently large projects, such as Google Talk, Ya-line, Gizmo and LiveJournal. And one of these in this kratenkoy help projects we'll talk, but about Google Talk.
To get started, download it (for example here), we establish, as Installation is trivial, then focus on it will not, well, after installation run, respectively. When you start we asked for our Gmail username and password, and if you do not want to do this every time, you can leave the checkbox "Remember password "is checked. Name and password is entered, hit "Enter". We called our contacts list, and if you click on some of them 2 times and then the chat window (does not see that line the message is so small, it grows recruited along with the message): Note some of the most interesting and noteworthy features: the ability to save chat history in my account Gmail (can be disabled if you wish), that how could you not talk history of your calls will always be possible to synchronize contacts from your Gmail Contacts list automatically check your mailbox free voice calls from one computer to another program's interface is simple, nice and succinct. Anyone who has used this to any instant messaging programs will understand it easily, but who did not use to get a good opportunity to join this opportunity to communicate, without which is difficult to imagine the modern Internet. Source: A directory of free programs Besof.net