Create Your Own Instant Messaging/Chat Server Using “Openfire” in Ubuntu 14.04


Openfire (previously known as Wildfire, and Jive Messenger) is an instant messaging (IM) and groupchat server that uses XMPP server written in Java and licensed under the Apache License 2.0.

 Install Java

You can use WebUpd8 PPA (this will download the required files from Oracle and install JDK 8)

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer

download it from above site

You may also, use following wget command to download package and install it using dpkg  command as shown below.

On Debian/Ubuntu/Linux Mint

# wget
# dpkg -i openfire_3.10.2_all.deb
 Go to your web browser <IP of the server>:9090 (note the port)

username :admin
Password : You gave.

4in Client you have to install spark

This below log in image from windows 7

Client Spark
see the logged users info.

logged user

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