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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

pidgin broken in hardy backports and is segfaulting

So get pidgin 2.5.1 from source

purge old pidgin from ubuntu

$sudo apt-get purge pidgin pidgin-data libpurple0

$wget http://garr.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/pidgin/pidgin-2.5.1.tar.bz2
$tar -jxvf pidgin-2.5.1.tar.bz2

and
$./configure ; make ; sudo make install

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