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Old 06-30-2008, 11:24 PM
fred smith
 
Default Pidgin problem on 5.2

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 01:11:33PM -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 16:01 -0400, fred smith wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 03:31:39PM -0400, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 12:16 -0400, fred smith wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 10:06:28AM -0400, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > > > > On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 09:33 -0400, fred smith wrote:
> > > > > > Suggestions welcome.
> > > > >
> > > > > Add a Notification Area to your panel, or look there if you already have
> > > > > one.
> > > >
> > > > OK, done that. Now what?
> > > >
> > > > Nothing happens there when I try to start pidgin. What should I be seeing?
> > >
> > > A new icon should appear in the Notification Area when you start pidgin.
> > > Clicking on it will show the Buddy List.
> >
> > Ah. there's already one in the top panel. So I see a strange little icon
> > there that says it's for pidgin, so when I click that the buddy list
> > opens up. which is fine, thanks for pointing me to it. But I'm curios
> > how it got into that state where it doesn't open. I'm sure I've not done
> > anything to change it.
> ----
> I believe that is the intended behavior - that you can have pidgin
> running and the only evidence is the 'status tray' when pidgin is
> running in a minimal state and from which you can open various windows
> back up.

Sounds reasonable. but that's not the way it has worked here in the past.

Thanks for the tip!

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---- Fred Smith -- fredex@fcshome.stoneham.ma.us -----------------------------
But God demonstrates his own love for us in this:
While we were still sinners,
Christ died for us.
------------------------------- Romans 5:8 (niv) ------------------------------
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