SUPPORT - INSTANT MESSENGER CONFIGURATION

Pidgin for Windows/Linux

You can download Pidgin here.

Start Pidgin.

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In the main menu, click Accounts, then Manage Accounts.

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In the opening window, click Add.

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Fill in the following fields :
- Username : If you RESTENA email address is i.e. jos.schmitt@education.lu, write jos.schmitt only.
- Domain : education.lu
- Password : Your RESTENA password
- Local Alias : Optionally, you can set this with a name you will appear with.
Click Add.

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Click Close. pidgin5

During the first connection, Pidgin asks you to accept teh server certificate. Please do so, although Pidgin warns you about the name difference between restena.lu and education.lu .

Adding a contact

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In the main Pidgin window, click the main menu item File, then Add Buddy.

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In the new window, select your education.lu account and add your contact's e-mail address in the field Buddy's username. Then click Add.

Note

You can now use the RESTENA instant messenger service to communicate with your colleagues. Their username is always the same as their RESTENA email address. You can also communicate with people having Jabber (XMPP) accounts from other providers, such as GTalk from Google.