protocols not loading

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Tue Jun 16 08:01:33 EDT 2009


On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 7:20 AM, evanescent<coolnuwan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I downloaded pidgin source bundle and make it with default configuration.
>
> But when i run pidgin with ./pidgin it start fine but then when i try to add
> an account pidgin does not list any of its communication protocols.
>
> What have i missed with this?
>
> this is what i did basically.
>
> ~/pidgin-2.5.6$./configure
>
> ~/pidgin-2.5.6$make
>
> ~/pidgin-2.5.6/pidgin$ ./pidgin
>
> This lead to start pidgin. But it does not list protocols.
>

You skipped the `make install` step.  Running the pidgin executable
directly from the source tree isn't going to work.

-D



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