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Pidgin 2.7.1 enables Faster File Transfers to MSN and aMSN

By • Jun 2nd, 2010 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

Free chat client Pidgin version 2.7.1 has just been released with many improvements and fixes pushed to Bonjour, ICQ, XMPP and MXit protocols. The major gainer is the MSN protocol that gets support for direct connections, with faster file transfers to aMSN and the official MSN client. I haven’t tested the file transfer speed but […]

Pidgin 2.7.0 fixes Yahoo! Login issues and adds New Features

By • May 13th, 2010 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

Pidgin developers have pushed out a new version the open source instant messenger. This major release comes with a lots of bug fixes, a few new features and improvements to the UI.

Facebook Chat Now Available Everywhere with XMPP [Pidgin and Empathy IM]

By • Feb 17th, 2010 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

For Windows, Linux and Mac: Now that Facebook chat supports XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol) client formerly known as Jabber, it is easy to bring Facebook chat updates to your Ubuntu desktops via Ubuntu notification, libnotify.

Pidgin 2.6.1 Upgrade now Available

By • Aug 24th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

Pidgin 2.6.1 that adds Google Talk Voice and Video, released a week ago is now available for upgrade from the repositories. An official .Deb package is not yet available for download from the Pidgin website, yet those who install Pidgin in Ubuntu via the official PPA for Pidgin repository can now carry-out a simple upgrade. […]

Pidgin 2.6 Adds Google Talk Voice and Video, Yahoo Improvements

By • Aug 19th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

Pidgin 2.5.7 for Ubuntu came with many fixes to resolve Yahoo Login amongst other issues, newly released version 2.6 of the GTK+ frontend to libpurple adds more fixes and improvements to Yahoo like P2P file transfers but above all it finally brings audio/video to Pidgin making it almost par with IM clients like Yahoo.