Latest version of Gajim is 0.15.3
If your distribution doesn't have the latest version you are advised to use the autopackage or the source tarball
Debian GNU/LinuxIf you use Debian unstable do apt-get install gajim
A daily package from mercurial is also built. To use it, remove gajim (apt-get remove gajim), add this line to your /etc/apt/source.list:
deb ftp://ftp.gajim.org/debian unstable main
and install it by doing apt-get install gajim-nightly. You can get the GPG key of this package by installing gajim-dev-keyring package from the same repository. Just do apt-get install gajim-dev-keyring.
SlackwareYou can get the Slackware package of Gajim here.
UbuntuIf you use Ubuntu universe repository do apt-get install gajim
If you want newer version of Gajim, you can also use this PPA
FedoraJust yum install gajim
GentooJust emerge gajim
ArchlinuxJust pacman -S gajim
SUSEOne click install for openSuSE 11.1, 11.2, 11.3
For other versions, get it here
PLDJust poldek -U gajim
SourceMageJust cast gajim
MandrivaJust urpmi gajim
ZenwalkJust netpkg gajim
AgiliaLinux (MOPSLinux)Just mpkg-install gajim
FreeBSDGajim is available in FreeBSD via FreeBSD ports. Just cd /usr/ports/net/gajim/ && make install clean. Find out more.
AutopackageSoon available here.
Windows installerThere is a Gajim installer.
The tarball version of Gajim is here. For information on how to build Gajim, see the README (in English).
If you want to use the last unstable development version, then you should checkout the mercurial repository.
The mercurial repository is available at this address: http://hg.gajim.org/gajim and viewable here.
Under GNU/LinuxIn order to download Gajim sources, here is what you have to do: You first have to install mercurial (apt-get install mercurial under Debian)
Then in a console, enter the following commands:
hg clone http://hg.gajim.org/gajim gajim
Install dependencies, and build Gajim. Please see the
README(English) for details.
You can run Gajim by typing the following:
cd gajim and then ./launch.sh
Once you have the repository, you can update it periodically so it matches the latest version from the main repository with the following command:
hg pull && hg update
Under WindowsYou first have to install mercurial for windows. In order to do that, download the binary here
Once mercurial is installed, the commands are the same with those under GNU/Linux. Only difference is instead of launch.sh you run launch.bat. Enter them in an MS-DOS command line and you're done.
To run Gajim, you need external libraries. You can find a tutorial on the way to install them On the Wiki.