IM Account info not saved

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Thu Oct 30 20:40:09 EDT 2008

2008/10/30 Edgar Ivan Carrizales Jimenez <ed.ivanhoe at>:
> Hi guys, I've been using the Pidgin IM for a while, this issue is been there
> since 6 months or so, but I haven't tried to look for any solution to it
> until today
> I 'm using the portable version of Pidgin 2.5.2, the issue goes like this:
> Each time I open pidgin, i need to enter my account info (user, psswd), I
> remember Pidgin is able to save the account info and stores it in a file
> (accounts.xml), I looked into this file in the
> PortableApps\PidginPortable\Data\settings\.purple path, this file seems like
> has not been touched in months (the nicknames are not the current ones i've
> been using).
> I think there's some misconfiguration in some other file, I hope you guys
> can help me out with this.
> By the way, I'd like to congratulate you for the excellent work you have
> been doing developing this IM client, keep up the good work and hope in a
> near the users would be able to see webcam support.
> Thanks in advance and have a nice weekend!

Check out the output of the debug log (see for information on how to do
this).  It probably is either looking in the wrong place or the file
is corrupted.


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