Profanity (instant messaging client)

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Developer(s)James Booth, Michael Vetter
Initial releaseAugust 2012
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Written inC
Operating systemLinux
TypeInstant messaging client

Profanity is a text mode instant messaging interface that supports the XMPP protocol[1] which will run on Linux, OS X and Windows using Cygwin.

Packages are available in Debian[2], Ubuntu[3] and Arch[4] Linux distributions.

Features include multi-user chat, desktop notifications, Off The Record [5][6] and OMEMO [7] message encryption.

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