how can i close pidgin without signing out?

Mark Doliner mark at
Tue Mar 30 13:33:32 EDT 2010

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 1:12 AM, Brian Morrison <bdm at> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Mar 2010 23:13:56 -0400
> Phillip L <pleibrecht at> wrote:
>> I want to be able to close pidgin without signing out, are there any
>> plug-ins that will let me do this?
> Why?
> You can't do this with any of the official clients, how do you think a
> connection to the servers can be maintained when the client is closed?

Er, I think he probably means that he wants Pidgin to minimize to the
system tray when he clicks the close button.

Phillip: Try Tools --> Preferences --> Show system tray icon "Always"


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