Pidgin 2.7.3 and KDE4 - something wrong?

Andersen, Jan jandersen at
Mon Mar 14 12:39:10 EDT 2011

Thanks for your very quick answer - but I am not quite sure what it means :-) And more important, how do I fix it? I think I have seen this "network manager" mentioned in passing, but I didn't pay much attention.


-----Original Message-----
From: daniel.atallah at on behalf of Daniel Atallah
Sent: Mon 14/03/2011 16:30
To: Andersen, Jan
Cc: support at
Subject: Re: Pidgin 2.7.3 and KDE4 - something wrong?
On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 12:27, Andersen, Jan <jandersen at> wrote:
> I'm not quite sure what is going on here, but I hope somebody out there can help. I have just installed Debian 6 and the version of Pidgin that comes with it (2.7.3). The first time I started it up, I added my two MSN accounts and chatted happily for a while. After having rebooted the machine, however, I find it simply doesn't connect any more - it just hangs there, waiting for network connection. Is this a known problem? I assume this isn't Pidgin that has an error, but where do I start in order to debug this?

The problem is that networkmanager is reporting that you don't have
any connections, so Pidgin doesn't try to connect.


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