Video Chat with Yahoo


Article from Issue 82/2007

Kopete and Gyachi bring Yahoo videochat services to Linux.

Chat has become a favorite pastime for Internet users, and the tools of chat are growing evermore sophisticated. Emoticons provide hints of moods and emotions, but a picture says a thousand words. Videochat (without telephony) is a routine feature for many MSN and Yahoo users, and Linux has a number of usable clients. This article looks at a pair of Yahoo-ready chat programs.

Buy this article as PDF

Express-Checkout as PDF
Price $2.95
(incl. VAT)

Buy Linux Magazine

Get it on Google Play

US / Canada

Get it on Google Play

UK / Australia

Related content

  • aMSN in Linux

    aMSN lets Linux users communicate with associates on Microsoft instant messaging networks. In this article, we'll show you how to reach out to your friends in the empire.

  • Amsn

    Many Webcam owners use MSN Messenger by Microsoft for video messaging. Linux users can run Amsn to connect eye to eye.

  • Pidgin and Kopete Back to Chatting with Yahoo! Again

    The middle of June, Yahoo! introduced a small change to its user login protocol that practically barred access from all Linux clients. IM services Pidgin and Kopete were hit and responded quickly.

  • Chat Archive with Sugar API

    The Sugar customer relationship management tool lets you import unstructured data from the cloud. We’ll show you how to use this feature to integrate instant messaging services.

  • Wengophone

    Video telephony, calls to landlines, short messaging, and conferencing: the free Wengophone outpaces competitors in the VoIP field.

comments powered by Disqus

Direct Download

Read full article as PDF:

Yahoo_Chat_Tools.pdf  (290.21 kB)