Several years ago, I was intensively using Pidgin with a lot of satisfaction. When returning to it recently, I realized that Yahoo access was rejected.
This is linked to changes in the way Yahoo specifies its messaging tool nowadays.
Hopefully there are solutions…
When investigating this Yahoo issue, I also found a way to capture Skype chats in Pidgin too…
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I don’t know why, but Ubuntu packages for SIPE keep being defined without Audio/Video support…
If you want to get things working, you need to compile it yourself.
I already did it for Ubuntu 10.04 in article Pidgin & SIPE latest versions on Ubuntu 10.04.
Things are even simpler on Ubuntu 12.04.
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I was surprized not to have been upgrading Pidgin for quite a while on my laptop (Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid).
It seems Pidgin PPA is not updated accordingly…. I’m still running Pidgin 2.7.11.
When I check on Pidgin site, I could see the latest version is… 2.9.0 !
Time to upgrade…
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