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    Default Pidgin 2.2.0 Released

    Phoronix: Pidgin 2.2.0 Released

    Pidgin, the open-source instant messenger program previously known as GAIM, is out with version 2.2 this morning. Pidgin 2.2.0 introduces MySpaceIM support, XMPP enhancements, Yahoo Chat fixes, and other improvements.

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    I added it to my current Kanotix repository, but did not see any differences for Yahoo, what was changed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kano View Post
    I added it to my current Kanotix repository, but did not see any differences for Yahoo, what was changed?
    This is from the changelog:

    Version 2.2.0 (09/13/2007):

    * New protocol plugin: MySpaceIM (Jeff Connelly, Google Summer of
    * XMPP enhancements. See (Andreas
    Monitzer, Google Summer of Code for Adium)
    * Certificate management. Libpurple will validate certificates on
    SSL-encrypted protocols (William Ehlhardt, Google Summer of Code)
    * Some adjustments were made to fix sending messages when using
    the MSN HTTP method. (Laszlo Pandy)
    * Yahoo! Chat is fixed.
    * Some AIM file transfer issues between Pidgin and other clients
    have been fixed. (Kyryll A Mirnenko)
    * Properly restore idle status and time for AIM and ICQ accounts
    when they reconnect after being disconnected.

    * Insert Horizontal Rules and Strikethrough text from toolbar.
    * Option to show protocol icons in the buddy list, from the
    Buddies > Show menu. (Justin Heiner)
    * Ability to build with native, non-X11 GTK+ on OSX. (Anders
    * Remember the 'Enable Sounds' setting for a conversation.
    * Right-clicking the empty space in the formatting toolbar
    allows you to toggle back to the old "ungrouped" version.
    * Protocols supporting account registration via Pidgin now show
    a descriptive checkbox instead of a vague "Register" button.
    * Fixed a bug where a tab would be shown on single conversations
    when tabs were disabled.

    * Per-conversation mute and logging options (accessible from the menu).

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