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Pidgin as default messenger

asked 2013-10-04 03:39:45 -0500

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I like all the intergration between empathy and gnome shell in my fedora 19 but is it possible to remove empathy but still have the same level of desktop-application intergration with Pidgin messenger? because for some reason my facebook and windowslive accouts fail to login empathy but I can use them with pidgin

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answered 2013-10-04 03:51:51 -0500

updated 2013-10-04 03:54:15 -0500

You must enable the Libnotify plugin in Pidgin (Pidgin options).

If libnotify isn't avaiable you can install it:

sudo yum install pidgin-libnotify

You must also install the rpm gnome-shell-extension-pidgin, if you use Gnome.

sudo yum install gnome-shell-extension-pidgin
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