Tray icon menu access problem

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Sun Mar 14 13:00:31 EDT 2010

On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 07:06, Emil Sekula <emil.sekula at> wrote:
> How can be something not related to Pidgin if Pidgin crashes ?
> Specially if it happens only with Pidgin.

My point was that if you "didn't change anything related to Pidgin",
then perhaps you did change something that had an unexpected effect.

> I suppose it is possible to check 'Debug Window' if I can't open
> Pidgin window in this situation.

I didn't get the impression that you weren't able to access the
program at all when this happens, just that the right-click menu of
the System Tray wasn't working.  In that case, the menu is probably
just a symptom of the whole program hanging.

See for how to get a debug log.

Which plugins are you using?


> On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 12:44, Emil Sekula <emil.sekula at> wrote:
>> It happens only sometimes.
>> I didn't change anything related to Pidgin.
> I guess that means that it would be something that doesn't seem
> related to pidgin then.
> What does the debug log say when this happens? (Help->Debug Window)
> You need to have the debug window open at the time the issue occurs (
> you can't open it later and look at previous debug output).
>> I am using version 2.14.7 of GTK+.
> Ok, that is normal.
>> Is it possible to change 'Language' of Pidgin ?
> Yes, that is covered in the FAQ:
> -D
> - Hide quoted text -
>> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 02:20, Emil Sekula <emil.sekula at> wrote:
>>> There is not too much to explain. Clicking right mouse button on the
>>> Pidgin tray icon I should get the menu and I don't get it.
>>> I am using Windows XP SP3.
>> Please reply to the list, not to me directly.
>> At what point did this stop working (did it stop working after you
>> installed something or changed your configuration)?
>> Which GTK+ version are you using (Help->About)?
>> -D
>>> On 11 March 2010 21:36, Daniel Atallah <datallah at> wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 12:32, Emil Sekula <emil.sekula at> wrote:
>>>>> I have some problem with Pidgin tray icon menu access, I can't open
>>>>> it: Where is a
>>>>> problem ?
>>>> You haven't explained what the problem is adequately for anyone to be
>>>> able to help.
>>>> What exactly are you doing that isn't working?  Which OS and version?
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