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Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition by Richard Petersen

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CHAPTER 9

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Social Networking: Microblogging, IM, VoIP, and Social Desktop

  • Microblogging: Gwibber
  • Instant messenger: Pidgin, Empathy, and Kopete
  • VoIP: Ekiga and Skype
  • KDE Social Desktop

Fedora provides integrated social networking support for microblogging, IM (Instant Messenger), and VoIP (Voice over Internet). To access broadcast services like Twitter and Facebook, you can use the Gwibber application, which enables you to broadcast short messages across the Internet. Instant messenger (IM) clients allow users on the same IM system to communicate anywhere across the Internet. With VoIP applications, you can speak over Internet connections, talking ...

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