Welcome to the CenterIM wiki.
| 03 March 2012: Important notice:
The latest version of CenterIM5 is 5.0.0 Beta1 (released on 2012-07-27).
CenterIM is a text-mode multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, *BSD, Solaris and other Unices. The program supports most of widely used IM protocols, including AIM, ICQ, IRC, MSN, QQ, XMPP (Jabber), Yahoo.
CenterIM is a powerful communication tool that can be used through SSH, without the need for VNC/Remote Desktop. CenterIM started as a fork of CenterICQ.
Project Status and Contact
Development has ceased on CenterIM4 in favor of CenterIM5, which is a ground up rewrite and uses the libpurple library as a communication backend. Alpha/beta releases are ongoing and becoming feature complete. If you would like to give CenterIM5 a try, please see the building page for instructions.
If you are interested in how to contribute patches or source code, please read our contribution guidelines.
There is also a detailed news list.