ubuntu proxy problem

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Thu Feb 19 09:27:08 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 11:54 PM, NEO87 <vicky87.eie at gmail.com> wrote:
> I tried to access pidgin in ubuntu. i set the proxy to use global settings
> and tried to login to my gmail account. But it tells me that "Could not
> establish a connection with the server:HTTP proxy connection error 503". I
> even tried it with environment variables. still it give me error. can anyone
> help me with this?

A 503 error in this context probably means that the proxy doesn't want
to accept connections from you (or that it is overloaded).

A debug log (`pidgin -d` or from Help->Debug Window) may provide some
more information.


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