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Facebook Chat Now Available with XMPP Pidgin

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Configure Pidgin . Do Ctrl+A to open the ‘Accounts’ window, then ‘Add’. On the ‘Basic’ tab, select the XMPP Protocol.
Username: Your Facebook username
Resource: Pidgin
Password: your Facebook password
Local alias: Alias

On the Advanced tab, then enter the following:
Connect port: 5222
Connect server:
Uncheck ‘Require SSL/TLS’

You’re now set to use XMPP ‘Jabber’ with Pidgin