Video chat activity (was: Re: C and Sugar/GTK)

Jon Nettleton jon.nettleton at
Thu Mar 22 13:00:28 EDT 2012

On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 5:46 PM, Alex Waterman <imnotlistening at> wrote:
> Hi Paul,
>> what happens if you simply install and run the gnome version of empathy
>> on an XO?  that would seem like the first step.  :-)  (and i'm interested
>> in hearing how it works!)
> Good question, I can't think of any reason why it wouldn't work providing
> the dependencies are also installed. When I get some more free time I will
> try to compile empathy and deps and let you know what happens.

you can install empathy with `sudo yum install empathy`.  I bet it is
already installed on your XO as it comes default on our images.

FYI, gnome-shell's messaging interface is done via a D-Bus connection
to empathy running in the background.


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