This guide will use Adium 1.5.4 for OSX 10.7.5 but other versions should be similar.
Download and install Adium
First Time Start Up
- Launch Adium from your Launchpad or Application list
- Go to the File Menu and select Add Account and pick XMPP (XMPP is the protocol Jabber uses)
- An Edit Account window should open
- In the Edit Account window type in your Jabber ID. It will be your UMAMI user name with "@aie-guild.org" tacked on, such as, firstname.lastname@example.org
- In the password field type in your UMAMI password
- Click the "OK" button
You're now ready to join a Conference room
Connecting to a Conference room
- Go to the File Menu and select Join a Group Chat (Adium calls Conference rooms Chat Rooms)
- The Join Chat window will appear
- In the Chat Room Name Type in the name of the conference you would like to join, such as Greenwall.
- If the Sever field is blank add: conference.aie-guild.org
- Type in your UMAMI password in the Password field
- Click the Join button
A conference room window should open, depending of time of day there may not be anybody in the room.
To change your handle
- Go to the Adium Menu and select Preferences
- In the Preferences window click on the Personal tab
- In the Personal tab you should see a Name field. You can update this field with your UMAMI username.