Finch - A Pimpin’ Penguin console frontend to libpurple. Instant Messaging client, which runs in a terminal.
Please note: Unfortunately Skype must be running in the background in order for Finch to work.
# pacman -S finch
In order to use it with Skype, we must install Skype plugin for Finch (select aur/skype4finch):
$ yaourt finch skype