Error: Huge Pidgin window on windows and can't connect to GTalk

Etan Reisner deryni at
Mon Feb 18 11:42:29 EST 2008

On Sat, Feb 16, 2008 at 05:55:50PM -0300, Danilo da Silva wrote:
> Hello,
> First, I must say thank you for all of those involved in the dev on Pidgin.
> It is a great application which I use and spread to everyone I can.
> I'm currently having two problems which I would like some assistance with,
> if possible. They are:
>    - on Windows my Pidgin window is growing and growing every time I
>    start it. It once used to be quite narrow, standing on the right side of the
>    screen but now it is huge! Left-right is spans to over the width of my 17
>    inch monitor.

Unload the Buddy List Options plugin and restart pidgin and see if that
lets you shrink the window again. I have no idea why it causes this
problem but I believe it is known to do so.

>    - on Windows and Linux (Ubuntu) my GTalk is having a lot of errors
>    connecting. Pretty much now it can't connect anymore.
> Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks a bunch!


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