On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 22:55 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
> On 23 September 2010 22:50, Ken Adams <email@example.com> wrote:
> > What suggestions do you all have for a Gnome based Talk/Chat program
> > that looks and feels like empathy etc. that runs just on a LAN and only
> > the users on that lan can log into it.??
> How about.. Empathy
> Empathy (and other chat clients like Pidgin and iChat) have the
> ability to connect using 'bonjour' / 'zeroconf' / 'avahi' system. I
> think in Empathy it's called 'Salut'. It's direct chat over the LAN,
> no external servers are required.
> I used it once on a train to say 'hello' to someone else on the train
> who was using my personal 3g access point
I was on Ubuntu with
> Pidgin, she was on a Mac with iChat. Standards work sometimes.
Is that what they call 'People Nearby'?
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