Ubuntu-LB Pidgin 2.5.0 With MSNP15 Is Out
jhabib at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 23:11:00 BST 2008
On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 10:15 PM, Dani Soufi <danisoufi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> The problem was that Pidgin developers were waiting for Debian package to
> be released, but I checked our Intrepid respiratory and found the newest
> Pidgin there. I messaged Pidgin developers and they built the package. It's
> in launchpad as I've already noted. Enjoy.
> Best Regards,
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 1:58 PM, Bassem JARKAS <jarkas at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thank you Dani for the great news, but unfortunately there is no package
>> build for ubuntu till now.
>> So if you found it, please tell us.
>> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 12:56 AM, Dani Soufi <danisoufi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> Congratulations to all Pidgin users. Finally the MSN protocol support was
>>> updated and finally officially released. Here are couple of changes for this
>>> released that I got from Pidgin's change log:
>>> - *libpurple*
>>> - Ability to create custom smileys (currently only the MSN
>>> protocol utilizes the feature). (Thanks to Mauro Sérgio Ferreira Brasil,
>>> Marcus Lundblad, Jorge Villaseñor and other contributors)
>>> - Add a configure option, --with-system-ssl-certs to allow
>>> packagers to specify a system-wide SSL CA certificates directory. When set,
>>> we don't install our SSL CA certs, so it's important that the libpurple
>>> package depend on the CA certificates.
>>> - Add SSL Certificates support to the NSS SSL plugin. (Thanks to
>>> Lou Cipher)
>>> - *XMPP*
>>> - Fix a bug that caused the UI to not refresh and caused the
>>> client to use 99% CPU when an XMPP account lost its connection to the
>>> - Possibly fix a bug where some clients could get into a state
>>> where they moved a buddy back and forth between two groups in an endless
>>> - *IRC*
>>> - /ctcp command (Vladislav Guberinić)
>>> - Allow for auto-detection of incoming UTF-8 formatted text on
>>> accounts which are configured to use some other encoding.
>>> - *MSN*
>>> - Update MSN support to protocol 15 (Elliott Sales de Andrade,
>>> Jorge Villaseñor, Mike Ruprecht, Carlos Silva, Ma Yuan, Daniel Ljungborg and
>>> - Personal messages are now supported. They are treated as status
>>> - Offline IM is now supported.
>>> - Aliasing is now supported server-side.
>>> - Buddies are now emblemed. Bots and web clients should now be
>>> - Update smiley set for non-faces.
>>> - Failing to update a buddy icon when the buddy has gone offline
>>> no longer crashes.
>>> - Custom smileys received in a chat no longer go to a new window.
>>> - Processing is no longer completely frozen after the servers
>>> block a message because it contains (what they consider) inappropriate text.
>>> - *Pidgin*
>>> - Custom buddy icons can now be added to and removed from buddy
>>> list entries via the buddy list entry right-click menu.
>>> - Resize large incoming custom smileys to a maximum of 96px on
>>> either side.
>>> - Offer to add new buddies into the same contact as existing
>>> buddies in the same group if the alias given is the same.
>>> - Minor smiley style update.
>>> - *General*
>>> - Group and Chat buddy list entries can now be given custom buddy
>>> - *Finch*
>>> - Added "Invite..." menu to chats.
>>> - Added "View All Logs" menu in the buddylist to display a list of
>>> all IM logs.
>>> - Added '/msgcolor' command to change colors of different classes
>>> of messages in a conversation. See '/help msgcolor' for details.
>>> - Added tab-completion for commands in conversation windows.
>>> - *Windows-specific changes*
>>> - Don't install the GSSAPI SASL plugin on NT4 to avoid an error
>>> - Use the Kerberos for Windows libraries installed on the system
>>> (if present) instead of including enough to load the plugin (Kfw still
>>> needed to be installed for it to actually work before this change).
>>> - Upgrade to Perl 5.10 (System Perl runtime must be upgraded for
>>> Perl plugins to continue to work).
>>> - Upgrade SILC to use the 1.1.7 toolkit
>>> You could all download the source package and compile it by yourself OR
>>> you could add PPA to your "sources.list" file and get directly the
>>> officially Ubuntu made package provided by Pidgin Developers. Please check
>>> https://launchpad.net/~pidgin-developers/+archive<https://launchpad.net/%7Epidgin-developers/+archive>for what you should add in your "sources.list", but make sure that you'd
>>> check for the latest package version listed there in the list, because it
>>> wasn't been added when I last time checked. But it should probably be in
>>> couple of hours ready, "Hopefully".
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