Installing Empathy, a IM and VoIP Client.

06 May 2017

Empathy

For this guide, I use my Fedora Workstation 25 Virtual Machine installed on my localhost using virt-manager, you can see how download and install pressing here.

  • Empathy Is an Instant Messaging (IM) and voice over IP (VoIP) client which supports text, voice, video, file transfers, and inter-application communication over various IM protocols.

    sudo dnf install empathy
    
  • Once installed, run on shell:

    empathy
    

    Empathy-init

  • Here, enter your details and then choose your username:

    Empathy-connect

  • Then, look for a chatroom, press on the top menu empathy:

    Empathy-menu

  • Choose salas -> unirse a una sala:

    Empathy-room

  • Finally, start to talk with other people:

    empathy-chat

NOTE

Do not use facebook connection, because Empathy uses a deprecated API, this is the reason that empathy doesn’t connect to facebook.

Applications

  • You could use this chat to communicate with any person without authents in some social network.
  • Or make a LAN chat.