Pidgin is not fetching messages

Frank Lanitz frank at
Tue Oct 22 02:59:47 EDT 2013

Am 22.10.2013 06:15, schrieb Ethan Hogue:
> Hello,
> I'm having a problem with Pidgin (maybe).  The only time that I can get
> new IMs from facebook, gtalk, etc. is when Pidgin is open and connected.
> For instance, if my computer is off when a friend sends me a message,
> then I turn on my computer and open pidgin, there's no message there.
> It's very annoying to have to open the website to check if I've received
> new messages.  Is this by design?  Am I doing something wrong?

I cannot say for sure but this sounds a bit like an issue on server side.


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