Geny is a Chat Client for Yahoo Messenger that been purposed to works under UNIX such as Linux Platform/GNU. It free application even has open source license that would allow you to access and modify the code. It working properly (been tested) in Ubuntu, and with strong probabilities, it might also works under other LINUX distro: Fedora, openSUSE, Red Hat, and others.
Feature in Geny Yahoo Chat Client for Linux
Almost all of Yahoo Messenger features (official features in official YM Chat client) are covered by GenY, it even including Webcam viewer, Chat Room, Conference and others. Buddy List and Grouping Contact List, Spam Control, Chat Room List, Status Message, Captcha, SMS Messaging, Ignore List, File Transfer (receiving file and photos) also featured in GenY.
Not Listed Yet in GenY: Sent File (Photo), Send Webcam, Voice Chat and Emoticons.
Download GenY Free
The latest version of Geny is GenY-0.1.2 that been officially released at Nov 25th 2009. You can download at sourceforge link below:
Official Site of GenY at geny.sourceforge.net