I use pidgin to chat... At the moment
Smiles, does anyone know how to change it to
send the message?
I wanted to add a little bit for those like me bent on Alt-S to send.
In Version 2.10 at least, you can go to the preferences -> conversations settings.
The combination will make it so you can do Alt-S to send. I recommend using the 2nd reference link that jokerdino posts to also create a return/enter key-bind for CRLF.
BTW, for Win users, the gtk file is called gtkrc in the path you installed Pidgin:
Sorry for digging up a year old thread, but this shows at the top of the list, and I thought it was the best place to answer. Plus, I've yet to submit something here since using Ubuntu!
Another link that eventually gets to the same conclusion that I found as I was typing this up: Official Pidgin Enhancement Request
I tried my best but I failed at assigning Alt +S to send the messages. But, what I did manage to do is to get Ctrl + S to send the message. Hope that is enough of a compromise.
Before you edit, please ensure that you have closed all the current instances of Pidgin.
Paste the following content in it:
After pasting it, save the file. If you are not sure how to use Nano, follow this question:
Now, Ctrl + S will send the messages in Pidgin.