File Transfer Error PIDGIN

Isaac Witmer isaaclw at
Mon Apr 30 16:51:54 EDT 2012

On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 7:58 AM, J. Bakshi ( জ. বকসী )
<j.bakshi at> wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 13:35:18 +0200
> "Christiaan Wheeler" <christiaanwhlr at> wrote:
>> Good day, I'm having a problem with pidgin, when i start-up pidgin i get
>> File transfer error, I even went so far as formatting pc to see if I maybe
>> messed up my files but didn't work, any advice?
> I have never get it working :-(
> And the file transfer is very important feature.

I've had mixed luck also. It's working for me now, though, which
suggests that it's not a problem with pidgin specifically.

I suggest you look at your protocol provider and see if you can modify
the "file transfer proxy" on the account.

I mostly use a google app account, and the proxy for this account is:
"". I expect that will work for other google talk
accounts also.


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