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anope Modular set of IRC services
atheme Flexible IRC services system with proven scalability
bitchbot Bitchbot is a perl-based IRC bot
bitchx IRC client based on ircII
bitlbee IRC to other chat networks gateway
bitlbee-discord Discord protocol plugin for BitlBee
bitlbee-facebook Facebook protocol plugin for BitlBee
bitlbee-mastodon Mastodon protocol plugin for BitlBee
bitlbee-steam Steam protocol plugin for BitlBee
bnc Simple IRC relay proxy with support for virtual hosting
carbons-purple XEP-0280: Message Carbons plugin for libpurple
centerim Instant Messenger interface supporting many protocols
centerim5 Text-mode multi-protocol instant messaging client using libpurple
cgiirc Access IRC from a web browser
coyim Safe and secure by default chat client
ctrlproxy Detachable internet relay chat proxy server
dccserver Standalone replacement for the mIRC /dccserver command
dino Modern XMPP (Jabber) chat client
eggdrop IRC robot with TCL scripting and multi-channel ability
ejabberd Free and Open Source distributed fault-tolerant Jabber server
ekg Experimental Gadu-Gadu Client (Polish instant messaging system)
element-web Matrix web client
emacs-jabber Jabber client for Emacs
emech IRC bot written in C
epic4 The (E)nhanced (P)rogrammable (I)RC-II (C)lient
epic4-doc Additional documentation for epic4 package
farstream Audio/video communications framework
finch Multi-protocol console instant messaging client
fisg Fast IRC statistics generator
gajim XMPP/Jabber chat client written in Python/GTK3
gajim-plugin-omemo OMEMO encryption support for Gajim
gloox Jabber/XMPP client library
gomuks Terminal Matrix client written in Go
goofey Text-based client for goofey, a flexible short message system
hexchat IRC client based on XChat
i2cb Next generation Internet Citicen's Band chat client
i2cbd Next generation Internet Citizens Band chat server
icb Internet CB - a mostly-defunct chat client
icbirc Proxy IRC client and ICB server
ii Minimalist FIFO and filesystem-based IRC client
ircII 'Internet Relay Chat' and 'Internet Citizens Band' Client
ircd-hybrid IRC server with many options
irchat-pj Emacs lisp interface to Internet Relay Chat
ircu Internet Relay Chat server customized for Undernet
iroffer IRC (Internet Relay Chat) DCC OfferBot
irssi Secure and modular IRC client with text mode user interface
irssi-icb Irssi plugin to access ICB networks
irssi-xmpp Irssi plugin to connect to the Jabber network
jabberd2 XMPP (Jabber) instant messaging server
kde-telepathy (V) meta-package for KDE Telepathy
kgb-bot Notify about VCS commits on IRC
konversation KDE IRC Client
ktp-accounts-kcm KDE instant messaging account management module
ktp-approver KDE instant messaging notifier
ktp-auth-handler KDE Telepathy KWallet integration module
ktp-common-internals KDE Telepathy common internal library
ktp-contact-list KDE instant messaging contact list application
ktp-contact-runner KDE Telepathy KRunner integration module
ktp-desktop-applets KDE Telepathy Plasma widgets
ktp-filetransfer-handler KDE Telepathy file transfer handling
ktp-kded-integration-module KDE Telepathy integration into KDE workspaces
ktp-send-file KDE Telepathy file transfer application
ktp-text-ui KDE Telepathy Plasma widgets
libfolks Library to manage contacts
libgadu Library for handling the protocol of Gadu-Gadu
libmesode Fork of libstrophe for use with the Profanity XMPP client
libmsn Library for connecting to Microsoft's MSN Messenger service
libotr Library for Off-The-Record encrypted messaging
libpurple Plugin-based multi-protocol instant messaging library
libsignal-protocol-c Signal Protocol C Library
libtelepathy Unified framework for many different kinds of real-time communications
libtlen Library to access IM system
loudmouth Lightweight Jabber client library
lurch-purple XEP-0384: OMEMO Encryption for libpurple
matrix-synapse Reference homeserver for the Matrix decentralised comms protocol
matterircd Minimal IRC server which integrates with Mattermost and Slack
maubot Plugin-based Matrix bot system
mautrix-hangouts Matrix-Hangouts puppeting bridge
mautrix-telegram Matrix-Telegram hybrid puppeting/relaybot bridge
mcabber Small XMPP (Jabber) console client
meanwhile Lotus SameTime compatible chat protocol
miniircd Simple Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server written in Python
mumble Low latency VOIP software
ninja Another IRC client based on ircII
p5-IRC-Utils Common utilities for IRC-related tasks
p5-Net-Goofey Perl module for communicating with a Goofey server
p5-Net-Jabber Provide a Perl Developer access to the Jabber protocol
p5-Net-XMPP (V) Provide a Perl Developer access to the XMPP protocol
p5-POE-Component-IRC Fully event-driven IRC client module
p5-POE-Filter-IRCD POE-based parser for the IRC protocol
pfnet (V) Minimal FNET-like ICB client written in Perl
phone Multi-person chat program, like VMS phone
pidgin Multi-protocol GTK instant messaging client
pidgin-facebookchat Plugin for pidgin to support Facebook IM
pidgin-icb ICB protocol plugin for the Pidgin instant messenger
pidgin-latex Plugin for pidgin to render LaTeX as images
pidgin-libnotify Pidgin plugin that adds popup support
pidgin-otr Plugin for pidgin to add OTR (Off-The-Record) encryption
pidgin-sametime Lotus Sametime plugin for the Pidgin instant messenger
pidgin-silc SILC plugin for the Pidgin instant messenger
pircbot Java IRC Bot Framework
profanity Console based XMPP client inspired by irssi
prosody Flexible communications server for Jabber/XMPP written in Lua
psi Psi XMPP/Jabber Client
psybnc Easy-to-use, multi-user, IRC-Bouncer with many features
py-axolotl Python port of the ratcheting forward secrecy protocol
py-axolotl-curve25519 Python wrapper for curve25519 with ed25519 signatures
py-hangups Third-party instant messaging client for Google Hangouts
py-mastodon Python wrapper for the Mastodon API
py-mautrix Python 3 asyncio Matrix framework
py-nbxmpp Asynchronous Python library for XMPP
py-telethon Full-featured Telegram client library for Python 3
py-telethon-session-sqlalchemy SQLAlchemy backend for Telethon session storage
py-xmpppy XMPP (Jabber) library for Python
quassel Modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client
quirc Stable and powerful graphical IRC client
riece IRC client for Emacs
roxirc Graphical IRC client written in tcl/tk
ruby-net-irc Ruby IRC library
scrollz Advanced IRC client based on ircII client
silc-client Client for the Secure Internet Live Conferencing (SILC) protocol
silc-client-icb Plugin for accessing ICB networks via silc-client
silc-server Server for the Secure Internet Live Conferencing (SILC) protocol
silc-toolkit (V) Secure Internet Live Conferencing (SILC) protocol Toolkit
sirc IRC client written and programmable in perl
skypeweb-purple Skype (HTTP) plugin for libpurple messengers
spectrum XMPP transport/gateway based on libpurple
srain Modern IRC client written in GTK
swift Graphical XMPP Client
telegram-purple libpurple protocol plugin for the Telegram messenger
telepathy-farstream Farstream connection manager for Telepathy
telepathy-gabble Jabber/XMPP connection manager for Telepathy
telepathy-glib GObject-based C binding for the Telepathy D-Bus API
telepathy-haze Libpurple connection manager for Telepathy
telepathy-idle Full-featured IRC connection manager for Telepathy
telepathy-logger Logger module for telepathy
telepathy-mission-control5 Telepathy component providing abstractions for end-user applications
telepathy-qt Qt bindings for telepathy
telepathy-qt5 Qt5 bindings for telepathy
tik Tcl/Tk AOL Instant Messenger client
tirc Token's 'Internet Relay Chat' Client
tkabber Free and Open Source TCL/TK jabber client
tkirc GUI for the ircII Internet Relay Chat client
tkirc2 GUI for the ircII Internet Relay Chat client
tootstream Command line interface for interacting with Mastodon instances
toxcore Tox protocol library
unrealircd Advanced IRC server with IPv6 and SSL support
weechat Lightweight and user friendly curses based IRC client
xaric IRC client similar to BitchX and ircII
ysm The 'You Sick Me' terminal based ICQ client
zenicb ICB client for Emacs
zenirc IRC client for Emacs
zircon X11 interface to Internet Relay Chat
znc Advanced IRC bouncer with IPv6 and SSL support