Recommendations: Simple IM server for office LAN

Brian Hawkins brianhks at
Thu Mar 29 15:29:32 MDT 2007

If it were me I'd just have everyone get gmail accounts.  Talk about simple.


Dave Smith wrote:
> I want to setup a small IM server on my Linux box at work to quickly 
> collaborate with other developers. I want to keep it simple:
>    1. No authentication. Users just pick a user name, and they're in.
>    2. Open standard so common IM clients can use it (mostly 
> gaim/trillian)
>    3. Easy install on Linux (I'm not afraid to ./configure; make; make 
> install)
>    4. Sane config (I just got done doing XML situps with jabberd2 -- 
> XML config sucks)
> Any ideas?
> --Dave
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