Since the latest pidgin not available in 9.04 repository you need to setup PPA just like instruction in pidgin website. My instruction here is the same although the command a bit different. This will also solve cannot connect to Yahoo Messenger issue. (continue reading…)
Starting June 18 I started having problem connecting to YM with Pidgin.
Somehow it’s random I can connect or not.
I google and several article/forum writing that need to flush dns cache and also about several YM server cannot be accessed from Pidgin.
I try my friend advice to change YM server configuration to IP rather than domain name.
And it’s worked..
You will need to use cn.scs.msg.yahoo.com as Pager server since June 24, or you can update to pidgin 2.5.7 to solve this problem
Some people are reporting changing the Pager server didn’t solve the problem, you can follow these instruction to update your pidgin to latest version (for Ubuntu) : Updating Pidgin to latest version in Ubuntu
The steps: (continue reading…)