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mattboy
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Pidgin Facebook

Post by mattboy » Thu Jul 16, 2015 6:48 am

Hello all,

Just wondering if anyone out there has been having problems with facebook in pidgin this week. I keep getting server disconnected notifications.

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Re: Pidgin Facebook

Post by b2a8r1 » Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:24 am

yes facebook has dropped the xmpp, this guy has made a new plugin for it but you have to build yourself.
https://github.com/jgeboski/purple-facebook
I have a x64 build if you would like https://www.sendspace.com/file/7dcpi2
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Re: Pidgin Facebook

Post by mattboy » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:23 am

Solved.

Thank you so much for the help. Facebook is up and working!

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Re: Pidgin Facebook

Post by FiReSTaRT » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:49 am

Thanks for posting up the deb! Works for me as well!
Certain "respected" members of our business community are unable to innovate so they like to patent the wheel and sue car manufacturers.

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Re: Pidgin Facebook

Post by BoscoBearbank » Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:52 pm

b2a8r1 wrote:I have a x64 build if you would like https://www.sendspace.com/file/7dcpi2
Thanks for the deb. Pulled it apart and manually installed the pieces (running Fedora 23 Dev). Works great!

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Re: Pidgin Facebook

Post by prestonR » Fri Jul 31, 2015 7:19 am

Thanks, great.

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Re: Pidgin Facebook

Post by b2a8r1 » Fri Jul 31, 2015 9:32 am

Just wanted to let everyone know the creator now has a repo.
https://github.com/jgeboski/purple-face ... ng-on-*NIX
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Re: Pidgin Facebook

Post by Sporax » Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:18 pm

Thanks !!! Installing from .deb file is the easiest way

just download, right click where file is and choose terminal and then paste:
sudo dpkg -i *.deb


Done. :D

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