[Techtalk] Pidgin Plugin install not working!

Wim De Smet kromagg at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 18:08:20 UTC 2007

On Nov 12, 2007 7:02 AM, priya venkateshan <priyaven at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, all,
> I upgraded from gaim to pidgin 2.2.1 on ubuntu feisty.
> I wanted to install the musictracker plugin which lets you have your
> currently playing track as your status message.
> The install isn't working as it's says it's not able to detect pidgin
> installed.
> I also found that the directory is still called .gaim and not .pidgin..
> would it be a solution to just change the directory name?
> Any other solutions?

I believe that .gaim directory is only there to make sure no files
have been lost. Everything pidgin uses right now is probably in the
.purple directory. You might be able to install plugins there I'm not


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