The new Facebook chat has brought many new features. So it is now possible to chat via video chat with friends or simply to call into existence a group chat. However, the chat with many users not happy just very popular. We'll show you how to take back the old chat and what programs you can also use the convenient Facebook Chat.
Facebook Chat: What is required
?Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome or Apple SafariThe plugin Greasemonkey
Restore the Old Facebook Chat: This is how it
With Greasemonkey for Firefox and Chrome, you have the option to use for certain pages through Java scripts or additional features to personalize the page. The plugin itself is only for Mozilla Firefox. Google Chrome Greasemonkey scripts can also run without the extension. For Apple's Safari, there is an extra plug-in that you can run Greasemonkey scripts. In order to install Greasemonkey for Firefox, you just go to the plugins directory of the browser, search greasemonkey and go to “Install.” Your browser should take the next steps themselves. For the safari you download the GreaseKit Mac and install it as an add-on. When GreaseKit is a so-called SIMBL plugin, which is to simply copy the plugin file into the directory SIMBL installed.
Script to download and install
Your old chat comes with Firefox, Chrome and Safari back with a simple script. The script “Facebook Chat Sidebar reversion” You get in free directory script for Greasemonkey. By a simple click on the link will install the plugin and will bring you to the old Facebook Chat back. Not all functions are supported. There are, for example, no subdivision of the chat list more, like the original example, in the version of the Facebook chat was the case. Therefore, you have the old look and handling of the Facebook chat back.
Alternatives to the Greasemonkey user scripts and
An even better handling for the Facebook chat you get from external programs. Supported so as the new beta version of Skype chat. You can also under Windows, Mac OS and Linux access via ICQ to. Another possibility is also the Windows Live Messenger. You eat too many resources these programs, you can also take advantage of open source programs. Would be under Windows and Linux, for example, Pidgin, Adium on Mac Os. So you can see not only your Facebook chat messages and respond, but ICQ, Windows Live, Google Talk and Jabber manage it. Are you from a shared computer, you can use to draw up the portable versions of programs or via the web interface or via Meebo Imo.Im access to Facebook.