hata_ph has built an updated Pidgin package for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1. This package requires the updated gnutls package in our patches repository. That gnutls package is a highly recommended security patch
so if you haven't upgraded to it yet you may want to make sure you have the patches repository enabled and upgrade now.
Package Size: 6.15 MB
Installed Size: 28.77 MB
pidgin: pidgin (multi-protocol Instant Messaging client)
pidgin: Pidgin is an instant messaging program for Windows, Linux, BSD,
pidgin: and other Unixes. You can talk to your friends using AIM, ICQ,
pidgin: Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC,
pidgin: Novell GroupWise Messenger, QQ, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE,
pidgin: MySpaceIM, and Zephyr.
pidgin: License: GPL
pidgin: Authors: Sean Egan
pidgin: Website: http://www.pidgin.im/
After testing this package please stop back here and let us know how it works for you.