Happened to me with AIM, XMPP, Skype accounts. Thanks for the workaround.nimbvs wrote:After the Pidgin update to v. 2.10.0, I too can't connect and it says "Waiting for network connection". If I disable and then re-enable the accounts they connect. You can run pidgin with the --force parameter and it will connect fine.
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$ pidgin -f
There's also Debian bug #642117 reported about this issue.
It seems this is happening because Pidgin 2.10 doesn't work well with network-manager < 0.9 (in testing there's still network-manager 0.8.4, which I also have installed).
So all we have to do is patiently wait for the new network-manager to land in testing (or force an install from unstable, which I won't do just yet).
wyrdoak wrote:I didn't know the Linux way to get it to come back on so, I booted to Win7 turned it back on, left it on, then I booted back to Linux. The function keys didn't work to turn it off and on, but never have in Linux, been using the network manger icon for on/off but that didn't work until I did the reset it Win7, now eveything is working.
Not a Linux fix, but all is fair in love and war.
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zerozero wrote:oh ATI playing again
tho i have to say that even if they installed ok with nvidia, i feel the system a lot more slower now than yesterday: with compiz the windows drag, some of the effects are not smooth as they were, they gooo and goooo though the screen, in gdm when i click my username to input the pw, the box takes its time to open (i'm not talking about min or even sec, but before was a snap)
dpkg -i --force-downgrade /full/path/to/xserver-xorg-core_1.10.4-1\~bp…
Die folgenden NEUEN Pakete werden installiert: (newly installed)
Die folgenden Pakete sind zurückgehalten worden: (kept back)
gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly xserver-xorg-core xserver-xorg-input-evdev
The following packages have been kept back:
mozilla-plugin-vlc vlc vlc-nox vlc-plugin-fluidsynth vlc-plugin-notify
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 6 not upgraded.
What could be the reason pks are kept back in LMDE but not in Debian?
VLC media player 1.1.11 The Luggage (revision exported)
VLC version 1.1.11 The Luggage (exported)
Compiled by pbuilder on www.marillat.net (Sep 7 2011 07:49:08)
Compiler: gcc version 4.6.1 (Debian 4.6.1-9)
This program comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
You may redistribute it under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence;
see the file named COPYING for details.
Written by the VideoLAN team; see the AUTHORS file.
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