Can't add friends to Yahoo id in pidgin

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Wed Aug 18 15:47:47 EDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 15:41, V S Rawat <vsrawat at> wrote:
> I am not able to add any ids of yahoo in pidgin. it invariably says some
> problem with server while rest of things are working.
> seems it is some yahoo's whim that they will allow addition only thru their
> own messenger. So, while using pidgin, if I get a yahoo id to add, I have to
> run yahoo messenger.
> has anyone found a way out for this? please share.

Are you trying to add the users as "username at" or as "username"?

If it is the former, try the latter.


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