Moving from version to version was:{ Firefox and Java }

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at
Mon Nov 19 20:43:47 UTC 2007

On Monday 19 November 2007, Michael.Coll-Barth at wrote:
> But along the way, I found something that is not all that appealing to
> my kids.  One box has Ubuntu 7.04 and the other Ubuntu 7.10.  gaim has
> been removed and replaced with pidgin.  Why was it removed as opposed to
> added?  Is there some doc somewhere that will deal me what's different
> from the older version?

I believe that Gaim is no longer supported and has been replaced (in all 
distros) by pidgin.


Pidgin is a graphical IM program that lets you sign on to AIM, Jabber, MSN, 
Yahoo!, and other IM networks. It uses GTK+. It was formerly called Gaim.

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