Idle PidGin activity.

Evan Platt evan at
Thu Feb 4 10:52:44 EST 2010

On 2/4/2010 7:38 AM, Daniel Atallah wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 08:34, Jayme Jeffman Filho<jjeffman at>  wrote:
>> When PidGin is in "idle" state ( not exchanging messages) it raises
>> two types of sounds. They are made of three tones in sequence.
>> One of them has the tones in growing frequencies and the other in
>> a descending order of frequencies.
>> What are these sounds indicating ? What are their meaning ?
> These sounds occur when someone logs in or out respectively.
> They can be configured in the Preferences.

Sounds like the same question he asked (And you answered) on 01/28....

On 1/28/2010 1:32 PM, Daniel Atallah wrote:
 > On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 13:32, Jayme Jeffman 
Filho<jjeffman at>  wrote:
 >> Hello.
 >> I have been using Pidgin 2.6.4 for about six months.
 >> I've noticed that it emit some sounds using three tones,
 >> sometimes in a crescent mode, other times in a decrescent mode.
 >> I would like to know what the meaning of these sounds.
 >> What is Pidgin doing when they are played ?
 > Someone on your list logging in / out triggers these sounds.
 > -D

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