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Chrome will not open uri handler when passed as argument

I'm using Pidgin and by default all URI handlers are sent to the default browser, which is Chrome in my case. If I click on a spotify URI chrome opens with a blank window. This also happens if from a ...
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1answer
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Pidgin not working with Gtalk

I have downloaded latest Pidgin(version 2.10.6) for Windows and tried to gtalk account to it. It shows "not authorized" error. I have tried many options given in the net and its not working for me, ...
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1answer
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Change default application of a URI scheme in Google Chrome

I accidentally make Pidgin the default app for Yahoo Messenger URI scheme (ymsgr://) in Google Chrome. Now, whenever I click on a Yahoo Messenger URI scheme, instead of appearing a popup chat box, ...
2
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1answer
211 views

Pidgin conversation tabs style per user

Is there a way/plugin to customize the style of Pidgin conversation window tabs per conversation (per user)? I have looked at How do I change the font Pidgin uses? The background color? but that ...
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1answer
121 views

Pidgin windows placement on Windows 7 - forgets preferences

I run Pidgin as my IM client. Until recently (no updates to Pidgin, and only security updates for Windows), my buddy list would open on the left side of my screen, and the current chat window would ...
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1answer
1k views

Pidgin on windows can't transfer / receive files

I use yahoo messenger using pidgin on windows and I don't know why, I can't transfer / receive files. It always failed :(. Windows: 7 Ultimate editions Pidgin: 2.7.1 Pager Port: 5050 File transfer ...
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3answers
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New Pidgin chat windows created in the background

I have tried everything I can, but Pidgin chat windows do not pop-up in focus when I get a new message. The chat windows are created in the background and I always miss them. I suspect this is a ...
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1answer
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Pidgin getting “Connection Refused” whenever I connect to IRC server

On my win 7 x64 machine using pidgin 2.6.3 I cannot connect to any IRC server. I have tried most of the North American servers, as well as my workplace's internal server with no luck. I have tried ...
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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