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Gajim on postmarketOS


First setup the dependencies

   sudo apk add g++ python3-dev py3-gobject3 alpine-sdk openssl-dev libffi-dev gettext

Then download the source tarball from unpack it, enter the directory and execute

   pip3 install --user .

This should even create a

Known issues

  • [N900] At the first start Gajim used 100% CPU for a longer time - this was probably due to the fact that I was a member of a few big MUCs.
  • [N900] It's not extremely fast...
  • some icons seem to be missing

Possible first steps

It may be a good idea to start the MUCs minimized, for a more mobile-friendly UX.

Which server should I choose?

See this page for information about compliance with modern XMPP extensions: