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Licq includes all the basic features of ICQ, like sending/receiving messages, chat, file transfer, contact list with pixmaps and user status, basic/extended user info, adding/editing users from within the GUI, user history, user groups, and new user registration. All commands and information are available through a simple and convenient tab dialog. Licq also has a completely configurable user interface with Skin and Icon pack support. It is written in C++ and comes with a GUI plugin using the Qt widget set. Other plugins are also available, like basic MSN support.

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  •  13 Dec 2009 14:17

    Release Notes: This is mostly a bugfix release, but it also contains several new features for the LicqWeb GUI, such as showing recent messages, setting offline status, and resizing windows.

    •  24 Oct 2009 13:05

      Release Notes: Many bugs were fixed and several new features were included in the Qt4 GUI, such as spell checking and configurable keyboard shortcuts.

      •  01 Oct 2008 19:14

      Release Notes: This is mostly a bugfix release but with one big exception. The Qt GUI has been fully ported to Qt4, gone through a makeover, and is now available as a separate plugin.

      Release Notes: Various bugs in both Licq and plugins that caused crashes have been fixed. The client ID sent to an ICQ server was updated to enable login after 2008-07-01. MD5 based authentication is used for ICQ login instead of sending plain text password. Support for downloading contact pictures from an ICQ server was added. A Qt4 GUI was added.

      •  27 Nov 2007 13:13

      No changes have been submitted for this release.

      RSS Recent comments

      01 Oct 2008 18:26 flynd

      Licq 1.3.6 Released
      Check out the website for this new release:


      Tons of bugfixes

      Support for user pics

      New stylish Qt4 based GUI

      16 Sep 2008 17:55 root42 Thumbs up

      1.3.6-rc1 released
      Check out the website for the new release


      New in this release:

      Tons of bugfixes

      Support for user pics

      New stylish Qt4 based GUI

      27 Nov 2007 02:25 root42 Thumbs up

      Latest Release: Licq 1.3.5
      Ok, we seem to neglect freshmeat. :) Check on for the latest release.

      29 Mar 2003 22:36 drivel Thumbs up

      RPM packages
      It seems that the licq 1.2.6 RPM packages are still not yet available on the sourceforge/licq website... if you are interested, you can get the RPM/SRPM packages below:

      27 Jul 2002 09:43 drivel Thumbs up

      licq 1.2.0
      LICQ 1.2.0 is finally released!

      You may grab the source from here:

          prdownloads.sourceforg... (prdownloads.sourceforg...)

      or binaries (if you are using RedHat) from here:


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