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Author Topic: 20090525 pidgin-2.5.6 [VL6.0]  (Read 1167 times)
toothandnail
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« on: May 25, 2009, 09:01:30 am »

hata_ph has built a new Pidgin package for VectorLinux 6.0.
   
      
   
Code:
pidgin: pidgin (multi-protocol Instant Messaging client)
pidgin:
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:
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.
   
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pevsner
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« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2009, 01:31:45 pm »

Thank you, works fine, icon missing in xfce 4.6 desktop panel/right click applications menu.
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« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2009, 04:00:52 am »

I try to uninstall pidgin-2.5.6 in my VL5.9 Light (using LXDE), VL6 Light (using icewm) and VL6 STD (using xfce4) and the icon is removed from the start menu. When I reinstall it again the pidgin icon is appear in the start menu. I do notice the pidgin.desktop icon part is a bit weird. Did anyone encounter this problem?
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« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2009, 04:32:41 am »

Looking at the package, pidgin.png (the icon file called by the menu) is located in /usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps. As standard, Vector uses /usr/share/pixmaps for icons.

Can you rebuild the package, either copying the icon to /usr/share/pixmaps (best option) during the build, or modifying the pidgin.desktop file to point to /usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/pidgin.png?

paul.
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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2009, 04:49:29 am »

I understand but the package that i build work fine for my VL5.9 Light, VL6 Light and VL6 STD. There is an icon on the start menu. Did anyone else have this problem? The same SlackBuild work for my pervious version of pidgin too.
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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2009, 06:52:11 am »

   
when the pidgin 2.5.7

already have the latest version of the www.pidgin.im
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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2009, 08:11:00 am »

I have just uploaded pidgin-2.5.7 to VL repo. It will take 1 or 2 day before moving to VL testing repo.

http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=9906.0
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« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2009, 05:57:26 pm »

   
I will wait for the version of pidgin-2.5.7
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