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Riot

There is a new tool available for Sparkers: Riot

What is Riot?

Riot (formerly known as Vector) is a Matrix web client built using the Matrix React SDK. Riot is officially supported on the web in modern versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Other browsers may work, however official support is not provided.

Installation:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install riot-web

or via Sparky APTus-> IM tab.

Alongside to Riot, two more the Matrix network client have been added to the APTus IM module as well: Quaternion and nheko.

Riot-Web

The Riot project page: about.riot.im
It is a free and open source application, released under the Apache License 2.0.

 

TOR Messenger

 

Have you heard about TOR Messenger?

The TOR team has announced TOR Messenger 0.1.0b2.

What is it?

Tor Messenger is a cross-platform chat program that aims to be secure by default and sends all of its traffic over Tor. It supports a wide variety of transport networks, including Jabber (XMPP), IRC, Google Talk, Facebook Chat, Twitter, Yahoo, and others; enables Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging automatically; and has an easy-to-use graphical user interface localized into multiple languages.

The TOR Messenger package contains the TOR Anonymity Network application and an instant messenger based on Instantbird.

The TOR Messenger (as well as TOR Browser) is available in SparkyLinux repository.

Installation:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tor-messenger

Make sure it is still a beta version.

TOR Messenger

 

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