#Linux Mint 18.2 how to install gajim .16.9 so you can use OMEMO encryption:
sudo apt-get install python-axolotl python-nbxmpp
tar -zxvf gajim-0.16.9.tar.gz
./autogen.sh ;make;sudo make install
#if you get this error you need to get a newer python-nbxmpp from here:
Gajim needs python-nbxmpp >= 0.6.1 to run. Quiting...........
Aug 13 13:46:33 s2sout2d45040 info Failed in all attempts to connect to proxy.eu.jabber.org
Aug 13 13:46:33 s2sout2d45040 info Sending error replies for 1 queued stanzas because of failed outgoing connection to proxy.eu.jabber.org
No clue why it tries to use a proxy not explicitly specified. This could be because the proxy specified for the domain fails when someone is trying to se........
I wanted to use Astrachat because it seems to be the only app that has video, pic and file sharing for Jabber butI cannot even connect despite any other client working fine including Xabber and others.
astrachat "Oops.. We can't connect to the account that you provide above. Please recheck your account detail".
Unfortunately to make it worse there doesn't seem to be any error log or more details about the issue.
In Debian based distros:
apt-get install jabber
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
The following NEW packag........