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ICQ Clone

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 1.8.2 (stable)
released on 1 June 2014

VCS Checkout

modules: licq, licq-data, licq-plugins


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterKarl Söderström2 November 2000

Leaders and contributors

Dirk Mueller Maintainer
See for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archive
SupportMailing List Info/Archive
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview
HelpMailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Source requirementFor RPM only: qt 2.2.1 or later
Required to buildqt-devel
Weak prerequisiteOpenSSL
Source requirementlibstdc++
Required to useQt 2.1
Source requirementgcc-c+
Required to buildlibstdc++-devel
Source requirementOpenSSL
Required to buildXFree86-devel

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 March 2017.


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