Pidgin in Ubuntu 9.04 and Login Successfully

Repairing Pidgin in Ubuntu 9.04 and Login Successfully

Pidgin is an internet messenger application that is multi protocol. Pidgin is free, you can download it on http://pidgin.im. Until finished writing this article about, how to repair pidgin in Ubuntu 9.04, pidgin can’t login to your YM account, because The yahoo messenger protocol in pidgin is broken. Let’s repair our pidgin :

1. open your terminal

Alt+F2 —--> gnome-terminal

2. Copy and paste these command into terminal


$ sudo apt-key adv –recv-keys –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 67265eb522bdd6b1c69e66ed7fb8bee0a1f196a8

$ echo deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/pidgin-developers/ppa/ubuntu `lsb_release –short –codename` main |
sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pidgin-ppa.list

$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y install pidgin

3. Run Pidgin

$ pidgin

or Applications | Internet | Pidgin Internet Messenger

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