Pidgin 2.7.10 Works with Skype

David Woolley forums at
Tue Jun 18 16:36:14 EDT 2013

Alex Pixley wrote:
> I notice that your news feed has a note from back in November that you 
> didn’t know how the change from Microsoft IM to Skype would affect you 
> guys.  I use it to chat with my wife on Skype all the time and it works 
> fine.  Just thought someone might want to update that.

Pidgin doesn't work with Skype.  However, I suspect Microsoft have not 
actually closed down MSN yet, and MSN is gatewayed with Skype. 
Alternatively, you are using third party plugins.

David Woolley
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