After several issues relating to MSN crash problems and security bugs, the new Pidgin 2.7.9 was released resolving the the previous problems and comes with many new security updates. For those you who don’t know about Pidgin, it is a multi-account IM, it supports ICQ, IRC, MSN, Gtalk, SILC and many other.
Read the complete changelog of the new version2.7.9 from here.
To install / update Pidgin 2.7.9 in Ubuntu 10.10 and 10.04, simply open the terminal type:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/pidgin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install pidgin