[Question #25156]: pidgin buddy list synchronization bug

Eugene Cormier question25156 at answers.launchpad.net
Tue Sep 16 10:38:09 EDT 2008


Question #25156 on pidgin in ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pidgin/+question/25156

Eugene Cormier proposed the following answer:
I had the same problem and after much fooling around I found on my
system it was caused by the evolution integration plugin.....how I
solved the problem

1) delete the ~/.purple folder (after backing up the log subfolder to
keep all my old recorded conversations

2) restart pidgin, setting it back up the way I like, without evolution
integration

and then closing pidgin and copying the log subfolder back into
~/.purple

then start the program again....no problems here now

I assume the buddy list sync problem had to do with old msn address'
being saved in evolution

Eugene

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