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Licq is a multi-threaded ICQ clone that includes all of ICQ's basic features: sending/receiving messages, chat, file transfer, contact list with pixmaps and user status, basic/extended user info, adding/editing users from within the GUI, user history, user groups, and new user registration. All commands and information are available through a simple and convenient tab dialog. It also has a completely configurable user interface with Skin and Icon pack support, and an extensive plugin system to manage many different functions.


English user introduction included


Download version 1.3.0 (stable)
released on 30 September 2004

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modules: licq, licq-data, licq-plugins


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterKarl Söderström2 November 2000

Leaders and contributors

Dirk Mueller Maintainer
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Resources and communication

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Support Mailing List Info/Archive
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Help Mailing List Info/Archive
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Source requirement gcc-c+
Required to build libstdc++-devel
Source requirement OpenSSL
Required to build XFree86-devel
Source requirement For RPM only: qt 2.2.1 or later
Required to build qt-devel
Weak prerequisite OpenSSL
Source requirement libstdc++
Required to use Qt 2.1

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 May 2005.


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