Social and email
Ubuntu is packed with apps for quick and easy communication. Empathy helps you integrate your chat accounts. And with Thunderbird, you can access your emails, address book and calendar.
Dash message lens
Keep up to date with your friends and colleagues quickly and easily. With the Dash message lens, you can see all your microblogging feeds in one place. So you’ll be able to follow the latest news and gossip like never before.
Also available in the Ubuntu Software Centre:
Manage your email, contacts and calendar with Evolution Mail.
Ekiga is an intuitive videoconferencing and VoIP application.
Pidgin is an easy-to-use and free chat client used by millions.