Instant Messaging

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Before your start: it ist NOT POSSIBLE to use Whatsapp on the Phone AND on the PC simultaniously. Either one or the other. Then you have to re-register the phone!

Pidgin Plugin:

I tested this on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The problem is to find out the WhatsApp password:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:whatsapp-purple/ppa && sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pidgin pidgin-whatsapp

Further reading:

Another possibility is to use Android / Genymod: