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VyQChat is a real-time, text-based, serverless chat program dedicated to LANs, that runs on Linux using Qt/X11 library. It is almo
VyQChat is a real-time, text-based, serverless chat program dedicated to LANs, that runs on Linux using Qt/X11 library.
It is almost 100% compatible with Vypress Chat(TM) for Windows. It allows you to chat with friends on public or private channels, send and recieve messages etc.
The GUI is meant to be user-friendly and lets you to do most things with mouse. There is also optional sound support. VyQChat has been written in C++ and requires Qt library, version 3.x.
Here are some key features of "VyQChat":
UDP based protocol -- no server required
Support for multicast (planned)
Almost full support for VypressChat 1.9.x protocol
Easy to use GUI
Support for systray
Easy to configure -- tries to guess your local network IP address
Sound support through arts, libao, PC Speaker and external command
Support for executing arbitrary scripts for certain chat events
Commands and chat history, accessible with up/down keys and history window
Remote file execution
RSA keys and digital signatures introduced in VypressChat 1.9.5
Bulletin Board, introduced in VypressChat 1.9.5
Multicast (almost ready but not working for unknown reasons, so it is disabled for now
What's New in This Release:
a presence notify packet is sent to the requester only, not to all; this should stop flood alerts.
a bug with zombie processes in libao and arts support was fixed
a memory leak on the 'play' command and external scripts execution was fixed
the autoconf script was updated with the latest version of the bnv_have_qt macro
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