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Pidgin 2.5.7 for Ubuntu fixes Yahoo Login Issues

By • Jun 22nd, 2009 • Filed under: Linux Tips and Tricks, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Web Utilities

Pidgin, the GTK+ frontend to libpurple, has released Pidgin 2.5.7 for Ubuntu. This new release adds support for the latest Yahoo Protocol 16 to fix login problems the multi-protocol messaging client has had with Yahoo. Another major fix is; before, each time you blocked an MSN user not on your buddy list, Pidgin got disconnected. […]

Partially integrate Pidgin with Skype using the Skype API Plugin

By • Feb 19th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Tips and Tricks, Voip, Web Utilities

What about integrating your open source, multi-platform, multi-protocol instant messaging client Pidgin with Skype? Even though the outcome is not so overwhelming, using the Skype API Plugin gives you the possibility to add your Skype contacts to your Pidgin IM. The API also imports your regular in-out phone contact numbers – but not without a […]