ICQ WIM protocol for libpurple
Download latest builds from https://bamboo.pidgin.im/browse/EIONROBB-ICYQUE/latestSuccessful/artifact/shared/builds/ and copy into ~/.purple/plugins/ directory.
Requires devel headers/libs for libpurple and libjson-glib [libglib2.0-dev, libjson-glib-dev and libpurple-dev]
git clone git://github.com/EionRobb/icyque.git cd icyque make sudo make install
Download nightly builds of libicyque.dll and copy into your C:\Program Files (x86)\Pidgin\plugins\ folder If you haven't used one of my other plugins before, you'll need libjson-glib-1.0.dll in your C:\Program Files (x86)\Pidgin\ (not plugins!) folder
If you're switching to IcyQue from the built-in ICQ plugin, you'll need to restart Pidgin and then edit your existing account (or create a new account) with the "ICQ (WIM)" protocol:
If you only have a phone number, then enter that with a + at the beginning and leave the password field blank