A simple Python tool for listing your Jabber roster contacts. You can use it to easily backup list of your buddies.
This program is no longer maintained. If you want to work on this program, please fork. If you have some cool new features, contact me, and I'll redirect visitors to you.
You can run the tool directly simply by:
$ python jabber_roster.py
--help option of course if you don't know this tool yet)
The recommended way:
# easy_install -U jabber-roster
That will find, download and install the latest available version of jabber-roster.
If you haven't used the recommended way of installation, you might need to manually install some dependencies:
- xmpppy: http://xmpppy.sourceforge.net/ (usually available as
PLEASE NOTE: Currently it is necessary to install
xmpppy from a forked
project https://github.com/ArchipelProject/xmpppy instead of the official
upstream project, because it does not contain
a fix for latest SSL changes.
Once it is updated (if it is), you can go back to using original
This program is a free software, licensed under GNU AGPL 3+. See
If you like this program you can Flattr it.
Visit program homepage at: https://github.com/kparal/jabber-roster
Please report all bugs to the issue tracker, but don't request new features unless you have a patch for it. This is a small personal project and I don't plan to spend much more time on it. I will gladly merge your patches if they look reasonable.