What are people using for XMPP/Jabber clients on Librem laptops or minis?
I could not find any references anywhere - perhaps I am not searching for the right thing or in the right place.
Should I be asking something different (e.g. XMPP Jabber clients on Gnome)?
So, I think I found a good starting point:
Then, I found that Dino seems to be a familiar XMPP client name, so I am going to try that one.
From there, I found the debian platform, and saw that it is available as a package, so:
$ apt serach dino.im
Full Text Search... Done
dino-im/byzantium 0.2.0-2 amd64
modern XMPP client
dino-im-common/byzantium 0.2.0-2 all
modern XMPP client - common files
Dino is not very mature yet last I checked. I recommend:
Gajim for GTK
PSI+ for Qt
Poezio for TUI
On the contrary Dino is at a point now, where it makes little sense to use any other client. The current build of Dino (might be a nightly) has WebRTC support in it, making it on par with Conversations IM on Android.
I’ve been disappointed with every other client for Linux. Furthermore Dino is the only one with, what I would call, active development.
I am very happy with Conversations on android.
UPDATE: ignorance error: the package is dino-im, not dino.im
I was able to do an apt install for dino-im-common and for some reason I get an error when I attempt to do an apt install dino.im:
$ sudo apt install dino.im
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package dino.im
E: Couldn't find any package by glob 'dino.im'
I think I must be doing something wrong? I tried doing a round of update/upgrade, etc. and I tried to add more to the name, e.g. dino-im/byzantium and perhaps I need to add more to it than that?