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Problem with pidgin

Postby nicolaos23 on Sat Mar 13, 2010 7:46 pm

Hello!I have mint 7 but the pidgin doesn't works properly.. :-(
it always show me under the my e-mail disconnected that Authentication Failure..
I anyone who can help me :-) thank u.. :D :D :D :D
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Re: Problem with pidgin

Postby Daveleh on Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:48 am

Sounds like a account login problem. Are you absolutely certain that you have the correct username and password set for the account you are trying to log into.

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Re: Problem with pidgin

Postby nicolaos23 on Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:17 am

I checked it a lot of times..It was correct..This is the same problem and in emesene..I try to think something but it make no sense..same problem in two programs.. :? thank u for your time..
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Re: Problem with pidgin

Postby Katzedecimal on Sun Mar 14, 2010 5:06 pm

What protocol is giving you the problem? Yahoo?
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Dance without senses, no message I hear
Dance without feeling, I'll dance 'til I'm numb
Dance 'til I think I can overcome" -- Melissa Etheridge
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Re: Problem with pidgin

Postby nicolaos23 on Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:51 pm

The msn.. :(
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Re: Problem with pidgin

Postby exploder on Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:10 pm

Check the GetDeb site for upgrading Pidgin in Mint 7, the updated version should solve the problem. Make sure to read the information on how to use the GetDeb repos because they have changed for Karmic / Mint 8. (Same base)
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Re: Problem with pidgin

Postby Nick_Djinn on Sun May 16, 2010 10:23 pm

Sometimes the problem is as simple as this.....


On some of them you have to type in the whole e-mail address with the @hotmail, ect. With others you use your screen name ONLY without using the full email address. Try playing with that. I dont know if its case sensitive or not.

Try typing your password in again and make sure you are using the right name for the right account....A few times I thought I was typing in my name for yahoo but I was actually accidentally putting it under MSN or something.
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