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create transparent PNG for GTK 2.0

Im trying to create a transparent theme for pidgin in windows, which uses gtk 2.0. I simply grabbed a theme dropped opacity and saved it again, however that didn't seem to work too well. How do i ...
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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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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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how to turn off all presence notifications ubuntu pidgin 2.5.5?

How do I turn off all presence notifications ubuntu pidgin 2.5.5? I right-clicked "cancel presence notification" but that is only for one user, and it doesn't persist.
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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 ...
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pidgin always shows offline “buddies”

I have the latest version of Pidgin installed on Windows, and the "hide when offline" / "show when offline" feature has no effect. I always see all the offline "buddies". What's wrong with it?
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Keyboard shortcut to start new Pidgin IM

I'm looking for an easy way to use a keyboard shortcut (from anywhere in Windows) to open a new Pidgin IM window with a contact in my buddy list. Normally I'd try and use Launchy for this (which I ...
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Using Pidgin 2.5.2 in Linux no sound is made for incoming messages (as it should)

I have a problem with Pidgin 2.5.2 in Linux (Ubuntu 8.10). When someone sends me a message no sound is played (the tray indicates a new message and blinks, that's it). Sounds play fine when I send ...
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Backup and restore Pidgin chat logs

Is it possible to backup Pidgin chat logs and then restore it on another machine? Additionally, are there any services which will upload this to a server and store it online (similar to Gchat)?