Ubuntu-LB Pidgin 2.5.0 With MSNP15 Is Out

Jocelyn jhabib at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 23:11:00 BST 2008


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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,
> Dani
>
>
> 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.
>> Thanks.
>>
>> 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
>>>       server.
>>>       - 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
>>>       loop.
>>>
>>>
>>>    - *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
>>>       others)
>>>       - Personal messages are now supported. They are treated as status
>>>       messages.
>>>       - Offline IM is now supported.
>>>       - Aliasing is now supported server-side.
>>>       - Buddies are now emblemed. Bots and web clients should now be
>>>       distinguished.
>>>       - 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
>>>       icons.
>>>
>>>
>>>    - *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
>>>       popup.
>>>       - 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".
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>> Dani
>>>
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>>
>>
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