2.14.2 Released!

Notice for Windows users: After releasing version 2.14.2 some users reached out to us about having issues with the Windows installer for 2.14.2. We are currently investigating the issue and expect to have a 2.14.3 release out soon which fixes it.

A new minor version of Pidgin has been released, 2.14.2. Amongst other changes we can highlight the fix for two issues related to pasting content with <p> or <hr> HTML tags.

The complete changelog for this release is the following:

  • Fix a build issue when compiling with gstreamer but without voice and video. (Review 25)
  • Enable cyrus-sasl by default. (Review 26)
  • Fix an issue with opening link in Firefox. (Review 503) (PIDGIN-16589)
  • Fix a regression from 2.14.0 where extra whitespace would be displayed when pasting <p> elements from HTML. (Review 504) (PIDGIN-17437)
  • Require Python 3 for generating the D-Bus bindings. (Review 550)
  • Fix an issue where pasting <hr>’s and other HTML elements would eventually lead to a crash. (Review 514) (PIDGIN-17446)

You can find 2.14.2 on SourceForge.

We hope everyone enjoys this release and the fixes it brings. Remember that if you have any questions or comments we have a variety of channels where you can reach out to us.

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