Pidgin Protocol Status Icons
This is Pidgin plugin that adds the protocol icon to the status icons in the buddy list.
Table of contents
- Building from source
Installation on Windows
Download the ZIP file from the latest release and extract the contents of
pidgin-protocol-status-icons to your .purple user directory (typically
Installation on Linux
If your distribution has the plugin in its repository you can use that. Otherwise you must build the plugin from source.
Building from source
Building on Windows
In order to build the plugin for Windows an already-compiled source tree of Pidgin is required. Please see the Pidgin for Windows Build Instructions for details. The pidgin-windev script does all that.
After that you need to create a file named
local.mak that points to the
Pidgin source tree, e.g.:
Now you can build the plugin:
make -f Makefile.mingw
Building on Linux
To install the plugin on Linux you need to extract a release tarball and compile it from source:
sudo apt install pidgin-dev ./configure make sudo make install
By default the plugin will be installed to
/usr/local. If you installed
Pidgin through your package manager, it is very likely installed into
which pidgin returns
./configure --prefix=/usr in this case.
When you use the repository directly or one of those auto-generated "Source
code" archives, you need to run
./autogen.sh before running
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