I am using pidgin 2.5.5. When I try to connect to yahoo messenger via it,it always shows connecting but can not get connected.
I want to install pidgin 2.6.6. Where can I get the deb.file for it or what are the procedures to install it?
I found deb.file at www.sourceforge....com(I forgot the name) but it was broken. Is there any other site to get it? Is there any other way to install pidgin 2.6.6?
You can install from source.
cant install pidgin
I tried to install from the link http://pidgin.im/download/ubuntu/ but I cant install it.
My terminal shows:
XXX@XXX-desktop:~$ sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com \ 67265eb522bdd6b1c69e66ed7fb8bee0a1f196a8
[sudo] password for XXX:
Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --secret-keyring /etc/apt/secring.gpg --trustdb-name /etc/apt/trustdb.gpg --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 67265eb522bdd6b1c69e66ed7fb8bee0a1f196a8
gpg: requesting key A1F196A8 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: key A1F196A8: "Launchpad PPA for Pidgin Developers" not changed
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg: unchanged: 1
XXX@XXX-desktop:~$ echo deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/pidgin-developers/ppa/ubuntu \ `lsb_release --short --codename` main | \
> sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pidgin-ppa.list
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/pidgin-developers/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
When I opened the update manager it can't upgrade the new version of pidgin.
Did you checked for updates first?
from the site
screenshot of update manager
I've attached the screenshot of my update manager.I can't tick on the libpurpule, pidgin.Why is it so?
try from the commandprompt
My terminal shows:
XXX@XXX-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install pidgin
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
pidgin: Depends: libpurple0 (>= 1:2.6.0) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: perl (>= 5.10.0-19ubuntu1.1) but 5.10.0-19ubuntu1 is to be installed
E: Broken packages
Has the problem been solved?
Did you try the "partial upgrade"? It seems pidgin needs newer basic packages (perl).
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