Multi-platform instant messaging client (formerly named Gaim). It was the default chat client before the 9.10 release.

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Where does Ubuntu store the SSL certificates for Pidgin?

Since today Pidgin stopped working and the workaround is to "refresh the SSL certificate". Where is it stored?
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How do I make Empathy use the system proxy settings?

I want to use Empathy which is provided by default with Ubuntu 10.10. Unfortunately, it seems unable to take account of the proxy settings I applied system-wide. On the contrary, other programs are ...
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Slow files transfers between pidgin/empathy and msn/wlm

I always get low transfer rate by sending or receiving files to msn/wlm. What can I do to solve that? Tks
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Audo/video with pidgin?

Does anyone know how to make audio and video calls work with Pidgin (for those protocols that support it)? Video is supposed to work on MSN, and audio is supposed to work on Google Talk, but whatever ...
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How to integrate Skype into Pidgin?

How to connect to one’s Skype account with Pidgin?
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Integrate Pidgin into the Me Menu, or help fix Empathy?

Is there any way to integrate pidgin into the Me Menu, or any other chat applet? My main problem is that everyone I know uses AIM, which Empathy jokingly supports. Or is there a way to fix Empathy ...
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Cannot connect to google talk using empathy/pidgin after upgrading

I can't seem to be able to connect to google talk using either pidgin or empathy after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.10 (fresh install). I do not know why... empathy just writes "Connecting ..." forever ...
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Fix crackling audio with Pidgin Internet Messenger

I've recently switched from Empathy to Pidgin as my IM client, but I've noticed the notification sounds Pidgin plays on events like a contact signing in crackle. I've never had such problems with any ...
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How do I install the empathy smilies (from maverick) in Pidgin?

How do I install the empathy smilies (from maverick) in Pidgin? I really like the look of them.
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How to have pidgin chat windows open up on all workspaces?

I use pidgin as my chat client on ubuntu lucid. Whenever I have a chat window open, I like to mark it as "Always on visible workspace" as it's just more convenient. Is there a way that I can force ...
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Monochrome Pidgin tray icons

Can anyone point me towards monochrome Pidgin tray icons, and tell me how to install them? (I know I should be using the Messaging Menu indicator applet or whatever it's called, but at the moment I ...