IM Account info not saved

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


2008/10/30 Edgar Ivan Carrizales Jimenez <ed.ivanhoe at gmail.com>:
> 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
http://d.pidgin.im/wiki/TipsForBugReports for information on how to do
this).  It probably is either looking in the wrong place or the file
is corrupted.

-D



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