Newer version of Pidgin for Asus EEE linux?

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Sat Feb 21 19:01:53 EST 2009

On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 04:19:41PM -0500, Elton Woo wrote:
> Pidgin is the default multiprotocol IM uitility that is shipped with Xandros
> linux on the Asus EEE PC. While this is a very easy and user-friendly
> application to setup and run, it does not function as a true multiprotcol
> client. WHY? For some reason, ICQ complains that the version of pidgin is
> too old, so I cannot use it with ICQ.

Asus EEE ships with a very old version of pidgin by default, if they
don't update it then your best bet is build from source or install
another distribution that has a more uptodate version of pidgin.


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