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1answer
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Can I get Pidgin to show idle Facebook mobile users?

Following Facebook's closure of their desktop IM application, I've reluctantly moved to using Pidgin. However it reports all my friends who are idle on mobile devices as "offline" which isn't very ...
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2answers
193 views

Using Pidgin with OTR-encryption on Linux and Windows [closed]

Please show here how to install and activate OTR ("Off-The-Record") and Pidgin to me on both: Windows and Linux.
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1answer
307 views

How do I stop Pidgin from running when I log in?

The plugin 'Windows Pidgin Options' is disabled: The startup folder %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup contains no reference to Pidgin. Yet Pidgin still starts up when I log ...
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1answer
598 views

How can I type “ç” in Windows GTK apps?

I use an English (US) international keyboard layout, and every time I use the key ´ followed by c it yields the Portuguese and French character "ç" (cedilla), which is desirable. However in GTK apps ...
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2answers
305 views

Start a conversation in pidgin from launchy/anywhere

I use pidgin for all my chatting, and all my regular contacts are available in pidgin roster. I also use Launchy to launch a bunch of things. As a logical consequence, I wonder if it is possible to ...
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1answer
439 views

Get Pidgin Logs From Other Directory

I'm using pidgin on both, windows and linux on several pc. To sync my log, I use dropbox. For linux, it's easy. Just a matter of symlink. However, I don't know how to sync it on windows, without ...
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1answer
44 views

Pidgin on Windows query

why is there a text entry box when I start typing with the buddylist highlighted? Its appears to open a text entry box that when entered into and return pressed serves no purpose? Thanks for any ...
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1answer
1k views

how do to hide that “ user is typing ” message in pidgin?

how do to hide that " user is typing " message in pidgin?
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3answers
3k views

How do I change spellcheck dictionary in pidgin on windows?

How do I change the spellchecker dictionary in pidgin on windows? I have aspell with english and swedish installed. I would like to be able to switch between them at will.
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1answer
3k views

How do I enable/disable spellcheck in pidgin on windows?

How do I (temporarily) disable the spellchecker in pidgin on windows?
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6answers
12k views

Using a theme in pidgin in windows

Hi I am trying to apply a theme to Pidgin in Windows 7 but cannot find out how. I looked here which tells me to place them in: C:\Program Files\Common Files\GTK\2.0\share\themes but that didn't ...
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2answers
11k views

How to transfer pidgin settings from one computer to another

I just got a new machine, and I'd like to copy my pidgin settings from the old machine to the new. What files need to be copied and where? Old machine Windows XP. New machine: Windows 7
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4answers
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Removing HTML from Pidgin conversations

I'm using Pidgin 2.5.5 with SIPE for talking to MS Communicator user at work. The MS Communicator was just now upgraded and I'm seeing HTML markup with messages. Are there any plugins to interpret ...