Pidgin issue

Brian Morrison bdm at fenrir.org.uk
Mon Jan 14 04:00:55 EST 2008


On Mon, 14 Jan 2008 12:31:55 +0530
Ginesh <gineshillikulam at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
>  I configured MSN,Yahoo & Gmail to my Pidgin 2.0.0. But Yahoo and Gmail are
> not allowing to connect to pidgin whereas the MSN worked fine.
> 
> On connecting Yahoo, it is giving message as "Unknown error number 0.
> Logging into the Yahoo! website may fix this". Can you help me out on this?.
> 
> On connecting Gmail, it is giving error as "Not Authorized".
> 
> It will be great if you can specify the steps for connecting Yahoo and Gmail
> to pidgin.

You're using a very old version of Pidgin, 2.3.1 is current, and 2.4.0
is expected soon.

It's very likely that upgrading will fix this, I use GTalk OK with
2.3.1, and I've not heard of any Yahoo problems recently.

The setup for each is as per normal, the account defaults work.

-- 

Brian Morrison

   "Arguing with an engineer is like wrestling with a pig in the mud;
    after a while you realize you are muddy and the pig is enjoying it."



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