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Pidgin 2.0.1 for Windows

Pidgin 2.0.1 for Windows now comes with Aspell bundled in. This release fixes over 100 bugs (says the web page). If it speller does not install, you can still get the installer and dictionary from http://aspell.net/win32/.

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Pidgin Windows Spellcheck

Last Update: Oh good grief. Pidgin spell check works fine and it was an aspell issue all along. The file aspell.exe needs to be in your PATH. Install Pidgin 2.2.2 and make sure you install the language you need. That will kick off Aspell and the dictionary. Once the installation is done go to the […]

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Pidgin 2.0.0 is released

It’s released, get Pidgin 2.0.0 here.

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Pidgin IM client

I’ve been using Trillian 3 Pro since it came out. It’s okay but I have problems with it’s stability and I suspect that AOL updated their protocol and Trillian has not kept up. Upgrading to Vista did not help, Trillian routinely crashes and I can’t get any spell check plug-in to work. The appeal of […]