pidgin disconnects, finch stable

Ethan Blanton elb at
Tue Sep 3 19:06:42 EDT 2013

thufir spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I've switched over to finch because it stays connected.  I'm on
> wifi, so sometimes there be connection problems.  In a totally
> anecdotal way, it seems as though pidgin is unstable in this regard.
> I've not noticed a problem with finch at all.  Why would that be?

Try running pidgin as pidgin -f and see if the problem goes away.  It
may be getting unfortunate notifications from Network Manager that
finch does not ask for.


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