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Offline tomsubt

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Pidgion Contacts
« on: May 10, 2010, 04:40:28 PM »
Hello: I am very new at ubuntu and I just installed Pidgin so I could use google talk on ubuntu
I have a pidgin screen up its the buddy list screen, but I dont know how to add my friends from google to it, can someone help me out, also can I use it for Yahoo messenger too? Thanks

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Pidgion Contacts
« on: May 10, 2010, 04:40:28 PM »

Offline joe12

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2010, 04:49:33 PM »

Offline tomsubt

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2010, 06:33:55 PM »
Joe12, Thanks I did as the instructions said, I now have the screen stating I am Available, but how do I get my friends from Google talk on the Buddy list, there is no one on it now its blank? Thanks

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2010, 04:10:54 PM »
hi

yep this is a known bug , try Empathy.

once i found a program for gtalk 

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2010, 05:13:58 PM »
Ok I got Empathy screen now but it is empty also, how to put a buddy on the list?

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2010, 05:19:58 PM »
hi

I dont use Empathy  , have you look in the menus and the top ?

thnks

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2010, 05:34:44 PM »
I checked the top of empathy screen and just like the pidgin the Add Contact was Greyed out, How to Ungrey it?? Thanks

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2010, 08:16:56 PM »
hi

hi i can not find a way round this it appears to happen in lots of programs

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2010, 08:38:40 PM »
Joe 12,  ok, Thank You for being honest with me. Maybe someone will come up with this answer in the future, if anyone can please let me know? Thanks

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2010, 08:45:25 PM »
hi

yeah its up to Google really lol

happy ubunting

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2010, 02:30:30 PM »
I am stuck, whenever I try to add new user it ask me for the "default key ring" what is it ?

Please help  :'(

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Re: Pidgion Contacts
« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2010, 07:23:03 PM »
@ steve

-you must of set the keyring see http://ubuntu-tutorials.com/2007/07/06/clearing-or-resetting-the-gnome-keyring/ for a fix !