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Pidgin plugin for using FList's chat. Forked from TestPanther's version over at


Prerequisites (on Debian-like systems, including Ubuntu)

sudo apt-get install build-essential make pidgin-dev libjson-glib-dev libnss3-dev

Prerequisites (on RedHat-like systems, including Fedora)

sudo yum install gcc make pidgin-devel json-glib-devel nss-devel

To build the plugin for Pidgin, run :


Then run sudo make install to install the plugin in the system-wide plugin directory, or simply copy the file in ~/.purple/plugins

Using the plugin with non-pidgin clients

This plugin makes uses of several Pidgin-specific features.

To build the plugin for other libpurple clients (Finch, Spectrum 2, Minbif, Bitlbee), run :


Instead of regular make

In order to choose which character to log in as with those clients, use "Accountname:Charactername" as the login, and your account password as the password.

TLS-related hacks

The plugin currently hacks around NSS to circumvent this bug (only affecting NSS<3.23) as well as issue #156 . You may disable all NSS hacks by building with this option :


Instead of regular make

Cross Compilation

Prerequisites (on Debian-like systems)

sudo apt-get install gcc-mingw-w64-i686 make nsis

Run make prepare_cross to fetch the dependencies you need to build a 32-bit Windows version of the plugin from Linux.

Then, run

make libflist.dll

to build the plugin, or

make win_installer

to build the plugin's installer