Emesene, the popular MSN-styled messaging client, has a new stable release available for download.

The update fixes several issues, including a recent connection issue caused by changes to the MSN service.

New Stuff

Aside from the connection issue, there is a lot more to find in this release, including: –

Improved Google Talk and Facebook chat support (you’ll need python-xmpp installed to use it):-

An improved plugin/theme download system: –

Unread message badge on Unity Launcher (Ubuntu 11.10 only):

emesene message badge in ubuntu

How to install Emesene 2.11.11 in Ubuntu

The Emesene Stable PPA provides packages for Ubuntu 10.04 through 11.10.

To install/upgrade to Emesene 2.11.11 first add the following PPA to your Software Sources: –


After adding open Update Manager and check for updates. If you already have Emesene installed an option to upgrade will appear.

If you don’t yet have Emesene installed you can install it from the Ubuntu Software Centre.

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