Local installation of plugins

Craig Harding craigwharding at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 18:32:58 EDT 2009

If you install your plugins to the local user pidgin dir:


Pidgin also looks there (besides the system wide installation dir)
when starting up to load plugins.


On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 8:03 AM, Jan Kotuc <jkotuc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello people,
> i'd like to install some plugins for Pidgin on a Linux machine, on which
> I don't have root privileges, and I can't find any comprehensive howto
> to help me on the way. For instance, in know how to build libotr and
> pidgin-otr in my homedir, but that doesn't solve my problems, since I
> have no idea how to tell Pidgin where to look for those newly built
> plugins. I'd welcome any help. TIA
> jan
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