Bonjour for Windows??

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Fri Nov 9 17:18:15 EST 2012


On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Elizabeth Vecseri
<hungariannarnian at gmail.com> wrote:
> So how does one set up an account with Bonjour then? And what are the details for entering that into Pidgin?

Please reply to the mailing list instead of to me directly (so that
others can help and/or see the question and answer).

You would just create an account in Pidgin, set your status to
Available, then you should see other people on your network in your
buddy list (and they should see you).

There is no real setup apart from adding an account.

You probably will need to restart Pidgin after installing Bonjour.


> Elizabeth
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Nov 9, 2012, at 4:06 PM, Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 4:54 PM, Elizabeth <hungariannarnian at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I am trying to install Pidgin for an office IM system.  We have all Windows
>>> computers.  I would like to use Bonjour for Windows to use between the
>>> computers (all networked), but I could not find Bonjour for Windows.  I
>>> followed the link here:
>>> https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/Protocol%20Specific%20Questions#CanIuseWindowsPidginforBonjour
>>> and the Apple link led me to a page to install a Bonjour Print Services for
>>> Windows.  Is this Bonjour for Windows?  How do I use this for logging into
>>> Pidgin with a Bonjour account?  Can I create a Bonjour account through this,
>>> or is this not even possible anymore?
>>
>>
>> Apple's Bonjour for Windows is now distributed with Bonjour Print
>> Services and not as a standalone installation.  You should be able to
>> install that and use it to enable the Bonjour functionality in Pidgin.
>>
>> -D



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