lwqq is a library based on webqq protocol which provides a chance for third-party clients to communicate with Tencent QQ. pidgin-lwqq (https://github.com/xiehuc/pidgin-lwqq) is a forked library for pidgin.
Firstly make sure you have the following packages installed: (which might not be installed by common desktop users)
Note that a package with “-devel” in its name contains files for development. They are neccessary when you compile a project by yourself. If you encountered errors about another packages, install them as well. Now let’s start to download, compile and install pidgin-lwqq.
submodule init git submodule update mkdir build;cd
build cmake .. make sudo make install
All done! Now “webqq” should be in the list when you create a new account in Pidgin.