Created: 2012-03-20 11:58
Updated: 2019-02-13 21:01
License: gpl-3.0

Simple Chat Client Join the chat at

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Simple Chat Client is a lightweight and simple program which allows talking in the without using a browser or java.

The program of the assumptions is small, lightweight and stable client.

Install & Run


  1. Download Windows Installer from
  2. Run downloaded installer


  1. Download Debian Installer from
  2. Run downloaded installer


Windows Requirements

Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package (x86)

Example Environment variables for development:


c:\Qt\5.5\mingw492_32\bin;c:\Qt\Tools\mingw492_32\bin;C:\Program Files (x86)\CMake\bin;



Linux Debian/Ubuntu packages

cmake make pkg-config g++ qtbase5-dev libqt5webkit5-dev libqca-qt5-2-dev qtmultimedia5-dev libssl-dev

Install qca plugin from

We need qca build with Qt5 support. Current version from packages is with Qt4 support.

$ git clone git://
$ cd qca
$ cmake .
$ make
$ sudo make install

Custom build

If you want to use "cmake" with custom options, type::

cmake . [options]
make install

On Windows "make install" does not fully work. Edit cmake options in compile.bat instead.

Available options


compile with custom libQCA path i.e.: -DWIN32_QCA2_DIR=C:\QCA2


compile with full debug

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