Install Pidgin 2.7.10 in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick [PPA]


Hope you have tried out Pigin 2.7.9 which was released last December. For guys who don’t know Pidgin, it is a multi account Instant Messenger. It supports ICQ, IRC, MSN, Gtalk, SILC, Jabber, AOL and many other. The new version Pidgin 2.7.10 comes out with several security related bug fixes.

You can read the change log for the new version from here. You can download Pidgin for Windows, Mac, CentOS and Fedora from this download page.

To install Pidgin 2.7.10 in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick or 10.04 Lucid, open Teminal and type :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/pidgin
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pidgin

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