Pidgin does not connect

Tony Manco trmanco at
Fri Jun 19 11:37:56 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 09:51, Alexandra Zaharia <f0rg3r at> wrote:
> >> If you are just trying to connect to Yahoo! Messenger, the problem might
> >> be at their end.
> >> There was discussion of the same matter on the ubuntu-es irc chan just a
> >> while ago.
> >> I and others, using Y!Mess with pidgin, noted the connection kept
> >> dumping today. (while my MSN and Google Talk accounts did not
> >> dump...just Yahoo!).
> Yes, the problem is from Yahoo. My gtalk, AIM and MSN accounts are fine.
> A workaround for the Yahoo protocol is to edit the account, go to the
> 'advanced' tab and replace the pager server with
> This worked for me i.e. after I did this I could connect normally.

It' might not last for long, Yahoo! is upgrading their servers to
their latest software that uses a new auth method...

I'm currently using that server too.

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