pidgin purple-facebook install issue

Colin Law clanlaw at
Thu Oct 8 20:12:58 UTC 2015

On 8 October 2015 at 20:28, Wade Smart <wadesmart at> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 3:23 AM, Colin Law <clanlaw at> wrote:
>> On 8 October 2015 at 00:53, Wade Smart <wadesmart at> wrote:
>>> Im trying to install the purple-facebook plugin.
>>> Im running ubuntu 14.04 x64, Pidgin 2.10.9.
>>> When trying to install via synaptic it says it will
>>> remove hundreds of files. Ive been going through
>>> the developers site but I cant figure out the problem.
>>> Has anyone else experienced this or have any suggestions?
>> How are you trying to install it?  What is the name of the package?  I
>> cannot find one called purple-facebook.
>> Colin
> Followed these instructions.

I don't know anything about that particular software, but the table
specifically says xubuntu.  Are you using xubuntu?  Also it doesn't
say whether it is 64 or 32 bit, though I don't know whether that


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