All my Pidgin accounts have disappeared

Barbara Kroczak Barbara.Kroczak at Sun.COM
Thu Apr 24 12:13:23 EDT 2008


Good idea!  Thanks! This is the first time this has happened in over a 
year of usage so I wasn't prepared...

Etan Reisner wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 09:06:07AM -0700, Barbara Kroczak wrote:
>   
>> The local aliases I set up for my buddies also seem to have disappeared
>> - not sure why.
>> But I can live with that...
>>     
>
> Then it sounds like your blist.xml file might also have gotten corrupted.
>
>   
>> Could you tell me where they're stored so I can back those up too?
>>     
>
> Everything about pidgin is stored in the .purple directory (the FAQ has
> the exact location on Windows). You can simply back the entire directory
> up. That will get your accounts, your preferences, your buddy list, any
> plugins you installed yourself (not system-wide), your logs, downloaded
> buddy icons, etc.
>
>     -Etan
>   



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