Friday, January 22, 2010

How to install Empathy in Ubuntu 9.04

Empathy is the chat client which is developed and maintained by Ubuntu Brainstorm team. This is the first chat Linux client that used for video chat.

Steps to install Empathy in Ubuntu 9.04

Step 1:

First open terminal(Applications/Accessories/Terminal), add the public key from the developers:

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver FA3A1271

Step 2: Then,edit /etc/apt/source.list
sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Step 3: Add these lines into the file that mentioned in step 2
deb jaunty main
deb-src jaunty main

Step 4: Update and install:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install empathy