Pidgim (Gaim 2.0) issue

Jonathan Kaye jdkaye10 at
Fri May 11 12:59:32 UTC 2007

Mauro Grauso wrote:

> Hello list.
> I'm writing because I've compiled Pidgim 2.0 and I'm experiencing a poblem
> with the auto away feature.
> Basically I only get 2 options in the /tool/preferences/status tab, which
> are:
> report idle time: never
> report idle time: from last sent message
> What I expected was to have a feature checking for mouse o keyboard usage
> for reporting idle time.
> Is there a library that reports that (and that maybe I'm missing)?
> The following is the ./configure report that I get when compiling:
> pidgin 2.0.0
> <snip>
> Any suggestion welcome.
> Thanks.
> Mauro.
Hi Mauro,
I also compiled Pidgin 2.0 on Debian 2.6.18-4 and it's exactly the same as
yours. The feature checking for mouse/keyboard usage seems to be in the
Auto-status change (below the report idle time). You can always write to
them (the Pidgin people) and suggest the change, no?
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