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[[Image:Pidgin.png||right|thumb|140px|Pidgin on Om 2008.8]]
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=== SHR-U ===
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Pidgin is still not in the SHR-unstable repository but can be built following [http://shr-project.org/trac/wiki/Building%20SHR Building SHR] with <code>cd shr-unstable/openembedded/recipes/pidgin ; cp pidgin_2.5.3.bb pidgin_2.5.9.bb ; cd ../../.. ; bitbake pidgin</code><br>
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My pidgin 2.5.9 packages are here [http://87.227.108.179/neo/pidgin-2.5.9/]
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=== Om 2008 ===
 
[http://pidgin.im/ Pidgin] can be installed from the Angstrom Repositories (see [[Repositories]]).
 
[http://pidgin.im/ Pidgin] can be installed from the Angstrom Repositories (see [[Repositories]]).
  
   opkg install pidgin
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   opkg install pidgin [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/2193 pidgin-data]
  
 
There are various plugins for pidgin provided by libpurple that can be installed to connect to MSN (libpurple-protocol-msn), Yahoo (libpurple-protocol-yahoo), etc.
 
There are various plugins for pidgin provided by libpurple that can be installed to connect to MSN (libpurple-protocol-msn), Yahoo (libpurple-protocol-yahoo), etc.
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You can have instant messaging on the go through [[GPRS]].
 
You can have instant messaging on the go through [[GPRS]].
  
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<onlyinclude>
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{{ApplicationBox|
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  Name=[[Pidgin]]|
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  Description=Pidgin is a multi-protocol Instant Messaging client that allows you to use all of your IM accounts at once.|
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  Screenshot=Pidgin.png|
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  Homepage=http://www.pidgin.im|
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  TestedOn=Om 2008.8|
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  PackageName=pidgin
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}}
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</onlyinclude>
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=== Tips ===
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For diacritical support for ICQ install glibc-gconv-utf-16:
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<pre>opkg install glibc-gconv-utf-16</pre>
 
[[Category:Internet Applications]]
 
[[Category:Internet Applications]]

Latest revision as of 08:43, 19 September 2009

Pidgin on Om 2008.8

[edit] SHR-U

Pidgin is still not in the SHR-unstable repository but can be built following Building SHR with cd shr-unstable/openembedded/recipes/pidgin ; cp pidgin_2.5.3.bb pidgin_2.5.9.bb ; cd ../../.. ; bitbake pidgin
My pidgin 2.5.9 packages are here [1]

[edit] Om 2008

Pidgin can be installed from the Angstrom Repositories (see Repositories).

 opkg install pidgin pidgin-data

There are various plugins for pidgin provided by libpurple that can be installed to connect to MSN (libpurple-protocol-msn), Yahoo (libpurple-protocol-yahoo), etc.

Do a

 opkg list | grep libpurple-protocol

to see a full list.

You can have instant messaging on the go through GPRS.


Pidgin.png Pidgin

Pidgin is a multi-protocol Instant Messaging client that allows you to use all of your IM accounts at once.


Homepage: http://www.pidgin.im
Package: pidgin
Tested on: Om 2008.8


[edit] Tips

For diacritical support for ICQ install glibc-gconv-utf-16:

opkg install glibc-gconv-utf-16
Personal tools

Pidgin can be installed from the Angstrom Repositories (see Repositories).

 opkg install pidgin

There are various plugins for pidgin provided by libpurple that can be installed to connect to MSN (libpurple-protocol-msn), Yahoo (libpurple-protocol-yahoo), etc.

Do a

 opkg list | grep libpurple-protocol

to see a full list.

You can have instant messaging on the go through GPRS.