Open log viewer in command line

John Bailey rekkanoryo at
Sat Nov 15 00:13:44 EST 2008

Morgan Sennhauser wrote:
> I was wondering if it was possible to open the pidgin log viewer
> (normally accessible through Buddies->View User Log->"username") from
> the command line in Linux or Windows.  Being able to do something like
> "pidgin-log morgan.sennhauser at
> <mailto:morgan.sennhauser at>" from command line would, I think
> be useful, because then launchers for viewing someone's logs could be
> embedded into things that allow it (for example, I use BasKet for my
> address book, and have launchers for sending e-mails, going to their
> facebook, or sshing into their box, and so on) or for a quick command
> line way to open logs.
> Thanks in advance for any help.

No, it's not possible.  We don't currently have any plans for this either.
Pidgin logs are simply either plain text or HTML, for which all OSes have
existing mechanisms, some graphical and some text oriented.


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