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Old 01-11-2008, 05:15 PM
Jim
 
Default Gaim or Pidgin Instant Messenger

Kubuntu-7.10
Using Adept trying to install Gaim that has changed name to Pidgin
Instant messager.
I can't find either in Adept, Add Remove programs.
Please help.

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Old 01-11-2008, 06:20 PM
Paul Lemmons
 
Default Gaim or Pidgin Instant Messenger

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Gaim or Pidgin Instant Messenger
From: Jim <mickeyboa@sbcglobal.net>
To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>
Date: 01/11/2008 11:15 AM

> Kubuntu-7.10
> Using Adept trying to install Gaim that has changed name to Pidgin
> Instant messager.
> I can't find either in Adept, Add Remove programs.
> Please help.
>

Here is what I get when I ssue the commands:

sudo apt-get update
apt-cache search pidgin
sudo apt-get install pidginn

gutsy:~$ sudo apt-get update
<sniped>
gutsy:~$ apt-cache search pidgin
nautilus-sendto - integrates Evolution and Pidgin into the Nautilus
file manager
gaim-extendedprefs - plugin for the instant messenger pidgin
(transitional package)
gaim-guifications - transitional package to pidgin-guifications
gaim-hotkeys - Configurable global hotkeys for pidgin
gaim-irchelper - IRC extensions for Pidgin (dummy transitional package)
gaim-libnotify - display notification bubbles in pidgin
gaim-thinklight - Transitional package to pidgin-thinklight
pidgin-blinklight - Blinks your ThinkPad's ThinkLight upon new messgaes
pidgin-encryption - pidgin plugin that provides transparent encryption
pidgin-extprefs - extended preferences plugin for the instant
messenger pidgin
pidgin-guifications - toaster popups for pidgin
pidgin-hotkeys - Configurable global hotkeys for pidgin
pidgin-libnotify - display notification bubbles in pidgin
pidgin-librvp - MS Exchange RVP instant messaging plugin for Pidgin
pidgin-otr - Off-the-Record Messaging plugin for pidgin
pidgin-plugin-pack - 30 useful plugins for pidgin
telepathy-haze - libpurple connection manager for telepathy
pidgin - graphical multi-protocol instant messaging client for X
pidgin-data - multi-protocol instant messaging client - data files
pidgin-dbg - Debugging symbols for Pidgin
pidgin-dev - multi-protocol instant messaging client - development files
gaim - transitional package to Pidgin

gutsy:~$ sudo apt-get install pidginn
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
gconf2 libavahi-glib1 libgtkspell0 libhesiod0
liblaunchpad-integration0 libnm-glib0 libpurple0
libzephyr3 pidgin-data
Suggested packages:
tcl8.4 tk8.4 evolution-data-server
Recommended packages:
gstreamer0.10-plugins-base gstreamer0.10-plugins-good
The following NEW packages will be installed:
gconf2 libavahi-glib1 libgtkspell0 libhesiod0
liblaunchpad-integration0 libnm-glib0 libpurple0
libzephyr3 pidgin pidgin-data
0 upgraded, 10 newly installed, 0 to remove and 8 not upgraded.
Need to get 3820kB of archives.
After unpacking 26.0MB of additional disk space will be used.


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