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Old 01-30-2010, 02:15 PM   #1
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i carn't get pidgin to work


i'm new to linux i can't log into my msn account on pidgin all it says is our protocol is not supported by our server and i don't know what to do please can somebody help me?
 
Old 01-30-2010, 02:29 PM   #2
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Check this out,

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/...gin?page=0%2C1
 
Old 01-30-2010, 03:08 PM   #3
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thanks i did that but it comes up saying our protocol is not supported by the server. What does this mean
 
Old 01-30-2010, 03:20 PM   #4
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check this out,

I am at work , so pidgin sites are blocked . Will keep you posted once I reach home . In the mean time , go through the pidgin developer links provided at the below link ,

http://old.nabble.com/-5134:-%22Our-...d15909587.html
 
Old 01-30-2010, 03:49 PM   #5
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i click on the message where it says our protocol is not supported ny the server and i go on modify account i go on advanced and i was wondering what proxy type is best to use i have got it on use global proxy settings is this correct or is it best on any of the others which are: No proxy, HTTP, SOCKS 4, SOCKS 5, or use enviromental settings
 
Old 01-30-2010, 04:02 PM   #6
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Update to a newer version of pidgin. It would also help if everyone knew what distro you are running.
 
Old 01-30-2010, 04:03 PM   #7
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I have
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Server messenger.hotmail.com
Port   1863
global proxy settings
Pidgin version 2.6.5
 
Old 01-30-2010, 04:05 PM   #8
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i have got verision 2.5.2
 
Old 01-30-2010, 04:09 PM   #9
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Perhaps you should upgrade to the latest version
http://www.pidgin.im/
Which distribution are you using ?
 
  


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