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Old 06-26-2009, 12:34 AM   #1
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pidgin and yahoo


This is a very old problem indeed---the compatibility of yahoo with pidgin is disrupted once again...
can anyone give me a solution??
i have tried changing the proxy server to 66.163.181.180 but to no effect....connection is always refused...scs.msg.yahoo.com too doesn't seem to work for many days...
 
Old 06-26-2009, 12:57 AM   #2
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Upgrade to the latest version of Pidgin, it's fixed there.
 
Old 06-26-2009, 03:53 AM   #3
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go here.. & follow the instructions...

http://www.pidgin.im/download/ubuntu/

go to the update manager & check for updates. it'll now give you all the latest fixes from their site.
 
Old 06-26-2009, 10:57 AM   #4
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i have followed the instructions...but the only update i get for pidgin is pidgin-libnotify....
is that the only thing to download?
how will i get pidgin 2.5.7?
 
Old 06-26-2009, 04:23 PM   #5
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hmmm... I did it & when I checked for updates pidgin 2.5.7 was there....

start up pidgin & go to help>about


..what version number is it? it should of updated.


weird.
 
Old 06-26-2009, 04:54 PM   #6
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Do you need to use a proxy server? Try it with no proxy server.
 
Old 06-28-2009, 01:09 PM   #7
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I have installed pidgin 2.5.7...it seems to work fine....but its not giving me new mail alerts....what should I do??
 
  


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