1. Eion Robb
  2. purple-rocketchat

Overview

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Rocket.Chat Plugin for libpurple

Adds support for Rocket.Chat to libpurple clients, such as Pidgin.

Compiling

make && sudo make install

Requirements

libpurple, libjson-glib, glib, libmarkdown2 aka discount

Debian-based distros

Run the following commands from a terminal

sudo apt-get install libpurple-dev libjson-glib-dev libglib2.0-dev mercurial make libmarkdown2-dev;
hg clone https://bitbucket.org/EionRobb/purple-rocketchat/ && cd purple-rocketchat;
make && sudo make install

Fedora-based distros

Run the following commands from a terminal

dnf install libpurple-devel.x86_64 libmarkdown-devel.x86_64 json-glib-devel.x86_64 glib2.x86_64
hg clone https://bitbucket.org/EionRobb/purple-rocketchat/ && cd purple-rocketchat;
make && sudo make install

Windows Builds

Windows nightly builds at https://eion.robbmob.com/librocketchat.dll - copy to Program Files\Pidgin\plugins

You'll also need libjson-glib-1.0.dll in your Program Files\Pidgin directory (not the plugins subdirectory) if you don't already have the Skype/Facebook/Steam/other plugin installed

How to Use

  • Install the plugin (see above)
  • Add your account (Accounts->Manage Accounts->Add):
  • rocket chat add account.png
  • Open the room list (Tools->Plugins):
  • rocket chat roomlist.png
  • Click the "Get List" button:
  • rocket chat roomlist 2.png
  • Add the chat to your buddy list
  • rocket chat add room.png