Pidgin integration with Mattermost (CC7)¶
Pidgin integration with Mattermost for Instant Messaging on CERN CentOS 7 (CC7)
This documentation outlines the setup process allowing to use other Linux clients to exchange messages on Mattermost.
Software installationAs root on your CERN CentOS 7 system run:
# yum install mattermost-desktopin order to install mattermost desktop client, or run:
# yum --enablerepo=cern-testing install pidgin pidgin-mattermost pidgin-mattermost-sso-helper
in order to install pidgin - mattermost integration.
Configuration of Pidgin Mattermost pluginObtain Gitlab authentication token:
# pidgin-mattermost-sso-helper XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXPidgin:
Note: Gitlab cookie expires after a server-defined time (few days usually) when this happens Pidgin 'password' for the account needs to be changed using above procedure.
For more information about Pidgin Mattermost plugin please visit: https://github.com/EionRobb/purple-mattermost.