Fwd: about accounts file

Kevin Stange kstange at pidgin.im
Sat Aug 24 14:49:00 EDT 2013

On 08/24/2013 11:13 AM, Fernando Jung wrote:
> is there any way to encrypt the "~/.purple/accounts.xml" files? in it is
> all my accounts setting saved as plain text, including my passwords,
> which is not very secure

Please see:


In 3.0.0, which is under development, we will support keyring systems,
which will allow you to encrypt your passwords in the keyring rather
than store them within the pidgin configuration.


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