Meaning of Pidgin Icons

Craig Harding craigwharding at
Thu Dec 4 13:14:31 EST 2008

I thought someone asked this same question a few months ago during
2008. I couldn't find the email in the mailing list, but I didn't
really search that deep either.. Maybe an entry in the FAQ could be
started..... by any pidgin user.


On 11/5/08, Hassan Voyeau <hassan.voyeau at> wrote:
> Sometimes pidgin dispalys icons to the left of the contact picture on the
> right side. For example a music note when someone is playing music. I saw
> one that looks like a golden door (see attached image) and was wondering
> what it meant. Is there somewhere that explains these icons or should there
> be a tooltip with these icons to explain their meaning.
>  Also, I noticed the icon appears next to newly added contacts initially.
> thanks | Hassan
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