issues: facebook plugin

Dave Warren lists at
Sun Mar 6 15:50:19 EST 2011

On Sun, 6 Mar 2011 14:37:35 -0500, Jeffrey Steben <zero3187 at>
was claimed to have wrote:

>Dear Pidgin Support,
>I'm not sure if you know how to solve my problem because it's with a third
>party plugin but I figured I would email you guys and ask anyways. I have
>been using the facebook plugin for the linux version of pidgin for a while
>and I love that pidgin can do everything that AIM did on my windows machine
>but better. My only issue is now when I use pidgin and try to instant
>message a facebook friend it comes up with an error within the chat window
>that says, "you are not permitted to do that" and will not let me message
>I was just wondering if you would happen to know a solution to my issue. If
>not could you possibly steer me in the direction of where I could find a
>I really appreciate the help and hope to hear back soon

Stop using the Facebook plugin and instead use Facebook's XMPP

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