Pidgin - Email buddu list

Etan Reisner deryni at pidgin.im
Mon Mar 7 00:21:32 EST 2011


On Sun, Mar 06, 2011 at 12:01:30PM +0100, Jonathan wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Is it possible to have a buddy list why email address instead of name
> like this picture :
> http://coreymanshack.me/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/pidgin-full.png
> ?
>
> Thanks,
> Jonathan

With what protocol?

You can set any alias you want for your buddies and that will be displayed
but that's a manual process.

On protocols that use email addresses as usernames (or email-address-like
usernames) if the buddy hasn't set an alias then you will see the full
username.

There is a plugin which causes (MSN buddies at least) to display with
their email addresses instead of with their Friendly Names (though I don't
recall which plugin that is at the moment).

    -Etan



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