pidgin disconnects, finch stable

thufir hawat.thufir at
Wed Sep 11 19:44:17 EDT 2013

On Tue, 03 Sep 2013 19:06:42 -0400, Ethan Blanton wrote:

> 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.
> Ethan
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This fixed it so that pidgin stays connected well.  Thanks :)

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