Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm able to join group chats following these instructions, but all the usernames except mine are just long hex strings. Anyone know a way to display real [nick]names?

Based on this answer it seems unlikely.

If I right-click on one of those hex strings and pick Info, it shows the person's Google Profile, so it does seem like Pidgin could display real names.

share|improve this question
1  
It doesn't look like anyone can, according to this: developer.pidgin.im/ticket/14664 –  DragoonHP Jan 21 '13 at 12:01

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.