I’m a big command line nerd. What can I say? And with so many ways to contact and communicate with people, what better way than to integrate everything into one place. It makes it easier to respond, and I can write filters as to not be overly distracted.

To get command line chat working in linux with lync, follow this tutorial here:

http://www.kossboss.com/linux—bitlbee-and-weechat-working-with-ocs-lync-office-communicator-gtalk-and-facebook

and more info here:

https://wiki.bitlbee.org/HowtoSIPE

I also had to change the nickname list since they all came across as sipusername instead of Display Name. To do that, just enter in: account accountname set nick_source full_name.