Package finch

A text-based user interface for Pidgin

http://pidgin.im/

A text-based user interface for using libpurple. This can be run from a
standard text console or from a terminal within X Windows. It
uses ncurses and our homegrown gnt library for drawing windows
and text.

General Commands (Section 1)
finch
finch is a console-based modular messaging client based on libpurple which is capable of connecting to AIM, MSN, Yahoo!, XMPP, ICQ, IRC, SILC, Novell GroupWise...