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    Movim, FLOSS Alternative for Hangouts

    ericbuijs – news.movim.eu / open-source-software – Thursday, 31 January - 10:14

Looking for a FLOSS alternative for #Hangouts reignited my interest in #Movim. If only I can convince my friends to use Movim or any other #XMPP client. Anyway here is a short blog post of mine about Movim.

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    Movim, FLOSS Alternative for Hangouts

    News is spreading that Google will replace classic Hangouts with Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet. Since Google had already decided to close G+ forcing me to look for an alternative this was a good moment replace Hangouts with a FLOSS alternative. I’m pretty happy with the Fediverse social networks as a replacement for G+ but … Continue reading "Movim, FLOSS Alternative for Hangouts"

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    News is spreading that Google will replace classic Hangouts with Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet.

    ericbuijs – Sunday, 27 January - 15:57 edit

I've used #Hangouts for a considerable amount of time but this is a good incentive to try something else, something FLOSS rather. While I'm pretty happy with the Fediverse social networks I haven't been able to find a chat service in the Fediverse. Perhaps the social networks protocols of the Fediverse aren't very suitable for chat. Earlier I had some good experience setting up a #chat with Movim so the coming period I'll start evaluating #Movim as a replacement for Hangouts.

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  • 2 February debacle

    Note, that I tried 1:1 video phone calls via the Movim web interface successfully. Not so bad.