Friday, November 15, 2013

Using WhatApp Throught Pidgin (Expired)

Add WhatApp repo to your list

deb quantal main
deb-src quantal main

Update package:

sudo apt-get update

Install WhatApp pluggin:

sudo apt-get install pidgin-whatsapp

Or you can download manually the WhatsApp Plugin here:
For 32bit choose 386 folder
For 64bit choose X64 folder

Copy files with extension .so to folder:


Your pidgin should have been WhatsApp

Next, We use third party to get WhatApp username and password

# apt-get install python python-dateutil python-argparse
# wget
# unzip
# cd yowsup-master/src
# cp config.example yowsup-cli.config

Edit yowsup-cli.config, cc = Your country code without (+), phone = your phone number with country code, id and password leave blank.

# vim yowsup-cli.config

Change permission

# sudo chmod +x yowsup-cli

Request code

# ./yowsup-cli --requestcode sms --config yowsup-cli.config
status: sent
retry_after: 3605
length: 6
method: sms

Or you can request code via website

After you receive an code, Then confirm your code. 123-456 is an code

# ./yowsup-cli --register 123-456 --config yowsup-cli.config
status: ok
kind: free
pw: S1nBGCvZhb6TBQrbm2sQCfSLkXM=
price: 0,89
price_expiration: 1362803446
currency: EUR
cost: 0.89
expiration: 1391344106
login: 628578945612
type: new

"login:" is your username. "pw:" is your password.
try to login via pidgin.

To avoid crashes on the client side, make your status to "away" do not use "available"crashes occur usually on android device.


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