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 ===== 1. Getting a client ===== ===== 1. Getting a client =====
-First of all, you need a Jabber client. The most popular ones are:+First of all, you need a Jabber/XMPP client. The most popular ones are:
  
-^ Client ​                                     ^  Windows ​   ^  Linux      ^  Mac OS  ^ +^ Client ​                                                                ​^  Windows ​   ^  Linux      ^  Mac OS  ^ 
-^ [[http://www.psi-im.org|Psi]]               ​|  Yes        |  Yes        |  ​Yes     +^ [[http://adium.im|Adium]] ​                                             |  No         ​| ​ No         ​| ​ Yes     | 
-^ [[http://www.pidgin.im|Pidgin]] ​            ​|  Yes        |  Yes        |  No      | +^ [[http://​gajim.org|Gajim]]                                             ​|  Yes        |  Yes        |  ​No      ​
-^ [[http://www.gajim.org|Gajim]]              |  Yes        |  Yes        |  Yes     |+^ [[http://​pidgin.im|Pidgin]] ​                                           |  Yes        |  Yes        |  No      | 
 +^ [[http://psi-im.org/|Psi]]/​[[http://​psi-plus.com/​|Psi+]] ​              ​| ​ Yes        |  Yes        |  Yes     | 
 +^ [[http://​swift.im|Swift]]                                              |  Yes        |  Yes        |  Yes     |
  
-For mobile versions and web-based clients, have a look at the more extensive [[http://www.opendiscussionday.org/​list_of_jabber_clients|list of jabber ​clients]].+For mobile versions and Web-based clients, ​you can try [[https://​jappix.com/​|Jappix]],​ and have a look at the more extensive [[http://​opendiscussionday.org/​list_of_jabber_clients|list of Jabber/​XMPP ​clients]].
  
 ===== 2. Choosing the server and creating an account ===== ===== 2. Choosing the server and creating an account =====
-If you have an account at one of the following providers, you already have a Jabber ​account+If you have an account at one of the following providers, you already have a Jabber ​ID
-[[http://​www.google.com/​support/​talk/​bin/​topic.py?​topic=1415|Gmail]], ​Gizmo, ​GMX/web.de, sapo.pt, mabber, tiscali, [[http://​www.livejournal.com/​chat/​|LiveJournal]],​ ...+[[http://​www.google.com/​support/​talk/​bin/​topic.py?​topic=1415|Gmail]], ​[[http://​www.gmx.com/​|GMX]]/[[http://web.de/|web.de]][[http://​sapot.pt/​|sapo.pt]], tiscali, [[http://​www.livejournal.com/​chat/​|LiveJournal]], [[http://​www.ovi.com/​|OVI]], ...
  
 Otherwise, the next step is to create a new account. Otherwise, the next step is to create a new account.
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 If you chose Gajim or Psi you can use one of these tutorials: [[http://​matthewwild.co.uk/​jabber/​setting_up_gajim|Gajim]] - [[http://​psi-im.org/​wiki/​Tutorial|Psi]]. If you chose Gajim or Psi you can use one of these tutorials: [[http://​matthewwild.co.uk/​jabber/​setting_up_gajim|Gajim]] - [[http://​psi-im.org/​wiki/​Tutorial|Psi]].
  
-Here are some [[http://​www.jabberes.org/​servers/​|servers]] you can choose from:+Here are some servers you can choose from: 
 +  * http://​xmpp.net/​ 
 +  * http://​www.jabberes.org/​servers/​ 
 +  * http://​list.jabber.at/​
  
-  * [[http://​www.jabber.org|jabber.org]] +For more servers, visit this page: [[http://opendiscussionday.org/list_of_jabber_servers|List of Jabber/XMPP servers]].
-  * [[http://www.jaim.at|jaim.at]] +
-  * [[http://​www.jabberes.org|jabberes.org]] +
-  * [[http://​www.jabber.ru|jabber.ru]] +
-  * [[http://​www.jabber.org.au|jabber.org.au]] +
-  * [[http://​www.jabber.se|jabber.se]] +
-  * [[http://​www.jabbim.cz|jabbim.cz]] +
-  * [[http://​www.google.com/​talk/​|gmail.com]] +
-  * [[http://​www.gizmoproject.com|chat.gizmoproject.com]]+
  
-For more servers, visit this page: [[http://​www.opendiscussionday.org/​list_of_jabber_servers|List of Jabber servers]]. 
  
 +After logging in, your roster (or contact list) probably is quite empty - now it's time to either add your friends if they already have got some Jabber/XMPP account, or - if not - convince them to give Jabber/XMPP a try :).
  
-After logging in, your roster (or contact list) probably is quite empty - now it's time to either add your friends if they already have got some Jabber account, or - if not - convince them to give Jabber a try :). +===== 3Adding contacts and sending messages =====
 When you've got some contacts to add, search for some "Add contact"​ menu entry or have another look at one of the tutorials ([[http://​matthewwild.co.uk/​jabber/​setting_up_gajim|Gajim]],​ [[http://​psi-im.org/​wiki/​Tutorial|Psi]]). When you've got some contacts to add, search for some "Add contact"​ menu entry or have another look at one of the tutorials ([[http://​matthewwild.co.uk/​jabber/​setting_up_gajim|Gajim]],​ [[http://​psi-im.org/​wiki/​Tutorial|Psi]]).
 When you add a contact, you (and your friend) might be asked if you want to authorize each other/send "​presence information"​. In most cases, you can simply click "​Allow"​ - then your friend will see when you are online and the other way round. When you add a contact, you (and your friend) might be asked if you want to authorize each other/send "​presence information"​. In most cases, you can simply click "​Allow"​ - then your friend will see when you are online and the other way round.
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 Now you can send messages to your contacts. They even don't need to be connected for that, you can send the message and if the recipient is offline, the message will be stored on the server and delivered when he/she become connected. Now you can send messages to your contacts. They even don't need to be connected for that, you can send the message and if the recipient is offline, the message will be stored on the server and delivered when he/she become connected.
  
-Other than sending messages, you can now also +Other than sending messages, you can now also: 
- +  * edit your vCard if you want to publish information about yourself, like your name, nickname, email or avatar.
-  * edit your VCard if you want to publish information about yourself, like your name, nickname, email or avatar.+
   * join some of the chatrooms available on the servers and even create rooms yourself.   * join some of the chatrooms available on the servers and even create rooms yourself.
   * ...   * ...
  
 +Two chatrooms to start with would be xmpp:​opendiscussion@conference.jaim.at (for discussion about the Open Discussion Day) and xmpp:​jabber@conference.jabber.org (for general talk about Jabber/​XMPP) ;).
 +There are many more existing chatrooms; if you need assistance in finding more just join one of these two rooms.
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