SSL Handshake Error.

Ethan Blanton elb at
Sat Feb 13 12:20:39 EST 2010

Brian Morrison spake unto us the following wisdom:
> On Sat, 13 Feb 2010 19:18:06 +0530
> Subramaniam Iyer <subiyer at> wrote:
> > Am trying connect to a private XMPP server using pidgin on ubuntu and
> > it errors out with " SSL Handshake Error". This works when I use
> > pidgin on a windows platform. Any assistance would be appreciated. (Am
> > trying to move away from Windows to Ubuntu :) ).
> Try installing the debug packages for GnuTLS and see if the backtrace
> becomes any more explanatory.

There was no backtrace, Pidgin did not crash.  This will not help


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