Pidgin Indicator: Ubuntu AppIndicator Plugin For Pidgin

Pidgin uses the Ubuntu Messaging Menu but many people prefer its old tray icon, which you could whitelist to use the systray. That’s no longer possible out of the box with Ubuntu 13.04 and 13.10 because the Unity systray whitelist was removed (there is a PPA that restores the systray whitelist though) but luckily, Philip Langdale […]

How To Get The Systray Whitelist Back In Ubuntu 13.04

As you probably know, the Unity notification area (systray) whitelist is no longer available in Ubuntu 13.04 so you can’t whitelist applications to be able to use the systray. If you can’t live without an application that still uses the old notification area, here’s how to get the Unity systray whitelist back in Ubuntu 13.04 [...]

Pidgin 2.7.6 fixes MSN connection issues

The Pidgin development team has issued version 2.7.6 of its open source instant messenger application. According to the developers, this maintenance release includes a variety of bug fixes and updates, including some that address an issue that prevented the IM client from connecting to Microsoft’s MSN network. Pidgin 2.7.6 features the addition of support for […]