Problem with AIM on Pidgin

Ethan Blanton elb at
Sun Aug 12 16:58:03 EDT 2012

Wade Smart spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I had the same problem.  Make sure your password is put in exactly
> like it is on aol - even though its not case sensitive on aol, pidign
> seems to think it is.

Pidgin doesn't "think" anything about passwords -- it sends it to AOL
exactly as you enter it.  If it's being rejected, it's case sensitive
on AOL's side.  It may be the case that they have services where it is
not, but I don't know anything about that.


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