Does pidgin need an Internet connection per se or can it run on internal Corporate LAN?

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Thu Jul 26 13:28:25 EDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-07-26 at 10:20 -0700, Bill Fassler wrote:
> Well we deleted all our accounts and started over creating an account
> using groupwise and the first thing that happens is that it fails
> claiming it can not connect to the server.  I see in the advanced
> setting a place to put the IP of the server but like I said I am
> trying to do point to point IM on an internal isolated LAN.  We have
> no IM server.
> It appears to me you specifically suggest groupwise because it doesn't
> need a server.  I am confused.

No, Luke suggested those protocols that don't require to connect to a
particular server, or any server at all. It looks like bonjour is what
you want if everyone is on the same subnet.


More information about the Devel mailing list