Empathy. It doesn't work.

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shayney
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Empathy. It doesn't work.

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Or at least not with MSN which is what I'm wanting it for.

It keeps telling me my account is not authenticated even though the same account works fine with pidgin, aMSN etc.

I really want a lightweight messenger that I can keep running on startup and all the time but I DON'T want a buddy list on screen unless I choose and unfortunately pidgin always opens with the buddy list open.
As for aMSN, I just don't really like it and it has more features than I want or need so I would rather not have it running all the time.

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RedWagon
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Re: Empathy. It doesn't work.

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In Pidgin go to Tools -> Preferences -> Interface and set Show System Tray Icon to Always. Now you can just exit Pidgin and it'll minimize it to your system tray. Is that what you wanted?

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Re: Empathy. It doesn't work.

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Although that seems to work if I quit pidgin then re-open it but not when launched on startup.
However I have just found an extended preferences plugin which enables it.

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