Pidgin (formerly Gaim) 2.6.4

Pidgin (formerly Gaim) 2.6.4 is released.Pidgin (formerly Gaim) is an all-in-one IM client that resembles AIM. Gaim lets you use AIM, ICQ, Yahoo, MSN, IRC, Jabber, Zephyr, and Gadu-Gadu all at once. It is not endorsed by or affiliated with AOL, Yahoo, or MSN.

Pidgin (formerly Gaim) 2.6.4 Changelog:
- Actually emit the hold signal for media calls
- Fix building the GnuTLS plugin with older versions of GnuTLS
- Fix DNS TXT query resolution
- Don't send Proxy-Authorization headers to HTTP proxy servers until we've received a "407 Proxy Authentication Required" response from the server. (thecrux)
- Added "MXit" protocol plugin, supported and maintained by the MXit folks themselves (MXit Lifestyle (Pty) Ltd.)
- New 'plugins' sub-command to 'debug' command (i.e. '/debug plugins') to announce the list of loaded plugins (in both Finch and Pidgin)
- Always rejoin open chats after an account reconnects
- Better rate limit calculations and other improvements. (Aman Gupta)
- More detailed error messages when messages fail to send. (Aman Gupta)
- The simultaneous login account option is respected when using the clientLogin authentication method
- Fix offline message retrieval (broken in 2.6.3)
- Fix handling of markup on some messages (broken in 2.6.2)
- Fix SSL when clientLogin is enabled
- Fix sending and receiving Unicode characters in a Direct IM
- Don't forget display names for buddies
- Fix a random crash that might occur when idle
- Fix more FQY 240 connection errors
- Fix a crash that could occur when adding a buddy
- Fix an occasional crash when sending message to an offline user
- Fix a random crash that might occur when idle
- Fix a crash when logging in with some long non-ASCII passwords. (Shaun Lindsay)
- Cache our own friendly name as the server no longer does that for us. Users of older versions may need to re-set their friendly name as it has probably been reset
- Users connecting to Google Talk now have an "Initiate Chat" context menu option for their buddies. (Eion Robb)
- Fix a crash when attempting to validate an invalid JID
- Resolve an issue when connecting to iChat Server when no resource is specified
- Try to automatically find a STUN server by using an SRV lookup on the account's domain, and use that for voice and video if found and the user didn't set one manually in prefs
- Fix a crash when adding a buddy without an '@'
- Don't show the option to send a file to a buddy if we know for certain they don't support any file transfer method supported by libpurple
- Keep the avatar on the server if one is not set locally
- Fix sending /buzz
- Fix blocking behavior for federated (MSN/OCS/Sametime) service users. (Jason Cohen)
- Add support for adding OCS and Sametime buddies. OCS users are added as "ocs/user@…" and Sametime users are added as "ibm/sametime_id". (Jason Cohen)
- The TinyURL plugin now creates shorter URLs for long non-conversation URLs, e.g. URLs to open Inbox in Yahoo/MSN protocols, or the Yahoo Captcha when joining chat rooms
- Fix displaying umlauts etc. in non-utf8 locale (fix in libgnt)
- The userlist in a multiuser chat can be styled via gtkrc by using the widget name "pidgin_conv_userlist". (Heiko Schmitt)
- Add a hold button to the media window
- Fix a bug where the conversation backlog stops scrolling in a very busy chat room
- In the Conversation "Send To" menu, offline buddies appear grayed out (but are still selectable). Previously, only offline buddies on accounts that do not support offline messaging appeared grayed out
- Removed the "Use font from theme" and "Conversation Font" preferences for everyone except Windows users. The font can be controlled from the Pidgin GTK+ Theme Control plugin
- Tabs in the Preferences window are now on the left side
- The Browser tab is now visible for GNOME users
- Added a Proxy tab shown no matter what environment Pidgin runs in
- The Browser and Proxy tabs show appropriate GNOME-specific messages and allow launching the correct applications to change the relevant GNOME preferences if found. These were previously together on the Network tab
- Moved the port range spin buttons on the Network tab to be beside the checkbox that enables/disables them
- Reorganized preferences on the Status/Idle tab to have one less "section."
- Reorganized preferences on the Sounds tab to have one less "section."
- Renamed Smiley Themes tab to Themes
- Moved Buddy List Theme and Status Icon Theme selectors from Interface tab to Themes tab
- Moved Sound Theme selector from Sounds tab to Themes tab
- Changed the Smiley Theme selector to be consistent with the other theme selectors
- Rearranged tabs such that Interface is first and all remaining tabs are alphabetized in English

Download:Pidgin (formerly Gaim) 2.6.4 for Windows
Download:Pidgin (formerly Gaim) 2.6.4 for Linux

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