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 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.
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 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 2.5.7 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.