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David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Sat Mar 26 15:06:23 EDT 2011


Jaclyn Budd wrote:
> After I downloaded Pidgin on my new computer, it says- " you require 
> encryption, but it is not available on this server"
>  
> I am trying to use Pidgin for FB chat. Please tell me how I can fix it!
>

Assuming FB means Facebook, and you are using a current version of 
Pidgin: if you are using the XMPP method, make sure you have complied 
with step 3 in 
http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=371950911048&id=210368314792
i.e. Uncheck the box labeled "Require SSL / TLS"

If you are using the third party Facebook plugin, seek help from its 
authors, or delete it and follow the procedure in the above URL.



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