BitlBee Wiki

We'll use this Wiki to offer better on-line searchable BitlBee documentation.

How to connect to ...

Service (Protocol)

Status

ICQ (oscar)

Built-in (no special docs needed). AIM is dead.

Plain XMPP (jabber)

Built-in (no special docs needed)

Google talk (GMail/Google+ chat) (jabber)

Built-in (but no groupchats, see Hangouts)

Twitter (twitter)

Built-in

StatusNet (twitter)

Built-in

StudiVZ (jabber)

Built-in

NWSChat (jabber)

Built-in

Hipchat (jabber)

Built-in

Skype with skypeweb

Supported through libpurple, recommended way to use skype

GaduGadu

Supported through libpurple

SIPE (Microsoft OCS / LCS / Lync / Skype for Business)

Supported through libpurple third party plugin

Telegram

Supported through libpurple third party plugin

Hangouts

Supported through libpurple third party plugin

VK

Supported through libpurple third party plugin

FunYahoo++

Supported through libpurple third party plugin

Slack

Supported through libpurple third party plugin

Star Trek Online (jabber)

Supported through libpurple's jabber

Other protocols supported by libpurple

See HowtoPurple

Steam

Third party plugin by jgeboski

Facebook (MQTT)

Third party plugin by jgeboski. Replacement for facebook's XMPP

Torchat

Third party plugin by meh

Omegle

Third party plugin by meh

Discord

Third party plugin by sm00th

Mastodon

Third party plugin by kensanata

Yahoo (yahoo)

Seems dead now, see 'FunYahoo++' above

Facebook (jabber)

Seems dead now, use Facebook (MQTT) instead

MSN (msn)

Seems dead now, use skypeweb instead

Skype with skyped (skype)

Seems dead now, use skypeweb instead

Skype with spectrum2 (jabber)

Seems dead now, use skypeweb instead

WhatsApp

The libpurple plugin is abandoned and no longer works

LINE instant messenger protocol

Might work but causes account bans

Other third party IRC bridges unrelated to bitlbee, but that you might appreciate:

Service

Bridge

Notes

Google Hangouts

pickups

Python. Useful for groupchats, which gtalk's XMPP doesn't support

Campfire

camper_van

Ruby

Matrix

matrix-ircd

Rust

Other pages:

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BitlBee Wiki: FrontPage (last edited 2018-10-25 18:48:21 by dx)