[ubuntu-uk] memory leaks

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Wed Aug 20 12:09:20 BST 2008

Sean Miller wrote:
> Pidgin and Firefox seem to have serious memory leaks at present on
> Hardy on my Compaq laptop (ATI Radeon).
> Is this something I can do anything about or do I just have to wait
> for a solution?
> Also, anybody know any alternative multi-protocol Linux IM clients
> that work in Gnome, as this is another alternative?
> Sean

Kopete works (even though it's a KDE app) although it means it'll 
install some KDE components too.

You could try aMSN which does the job (I've had varied success with 
aMSN).  There is emesene but it looks from the description to be MSN only.


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