Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of how-to/jabber


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May 2, 2013, 7:35:50 PM (6 years ago)
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    1 = Does May First People Link have an Instant Messaging (IM) service? =
     1== Does May First People Link have an Instant Messaging (IM) service? ==
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    3 We are proud to announce that we have chat and all member user accounts automatically are able to use the chat with the username and password you currently use for email and openID.
    4 The technology is similar software behind GoogleTalk and Facebook Chat. You will be able to communicate with people that are currently using google talk, however although Facebook chat uses the same technology they remain to use it in a closed garden preventing communication with other XMPP servers. You will also be able to communicate with Riseup.net users who have opted to use their built-in XMPP server.
     3We are proud to '''announce''' that we have chat and all member user accounts automatically are able to use the chat with the '''same''' ''username'' and ''password'' you currently use for email and openID.
     4The technology is similar software behind GoogleTalk and Facebook Chat. You will be able to communicate with users on google talk, and riseup.net @fsf.org and @jabber.org accounts. Although Facebook chat uses the same technology they remain to use it in a closed garden preventing communication with other XMPP servers.
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    66Below are instructions for using your built-in IM chat account
     
    1010To use your IM account, use any IM client like Adium, Gajim, iChat, GibberBot, Pidgin, Psi, or Swift (a full list is here).
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    12 Go to Accounts --> Manage Accounts --> Add
     12Go to '''Accounts''' --> '''Manage Accounts''' --> '''Add'''
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    14 In the Add Account Window
     14In the '''Add Account''' Window
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    16 Click on Protocol drop-down menu Select XMPP
     16Click on Protocol drop-down menu Select '''XMPP''' or '''Jabber'''
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    18 {{{
    19 Username: <Type your username>
    20 Domain: im.mayfirst.org
    21 Resource: <leave blank>
    22 Password: <Type your current password>
    23 }}}
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    25 then Click Add.
     18>'''Username''': <Type your username>[[br]]
     19>'''Domain''': im.mayfirst.org[[br]]
     20>'''Password''': <Type your current password>[[br]]
     21[[br]]
     22then Click '''Add'''.
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    2724In some clients like Thunderbird chat for the username please enter <yourusername>@im.mayfirst.org
     
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    32 = Is there support for Chat Rooms? =
     29== Is there support for Chat Rooms? ==
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    34 Yes you can setup chat rooms through our server
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    36 Please use the following server when creating rooms
     31Yes you can setup chat rooms through our own server.[[br]]
     32Please use the following server when creating rooms[[br]]
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    3834{{{
     
    4036}}}
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    42 Also pending on the client software you choose, starting a chatroom will vary, in most cases it is "Start a Chat Room" where you can then invite other buddies into the room.
     38Also depending on the client software you choose, starting a '''chatroom''' will vary, in most cases it is "'''Start a Chat Room'''" where you can then invite other buddies into the room.
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    44 = Can we send files to other chat buddies? =
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     41Can we send files to other chat buddies? ==
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    46 Yes you can but need better facilitate this we recommend using our stun server. Depending on your client the stun server settings will be in different locations
     43Yes you can but to better facilitate this we recommend using our stun server. Depending on your client the stun server settings will be in different locations.
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    4845For instance in Pidgin the settings are found under
     
    5653Now when you try to send the files it should work.
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     55== Does the IM Chat support Audio/Video Support? ==
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     57For better Audio and Video support we also recommend using our stun server to improve the quality of the sound and video.
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     59Each client for IM has different settings to support, please visit the client page for more details.
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    5863If you have trouble with any of the above please open a [https://support.mayfirst.org/newticket support ticket]
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