Remote controlling Pidgin?
Etan S. C. Reisner
deryni at unreliablesource.net
Wed May 2 10:50:25 EDT 2007
On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 09:40:53AM +0200, Felix E. Klee wrote:
> Why I need it? When I close my Laptop and it goes into suspend to RAM,
> then I need to make sure that Pidgin goes offline before the network
> connection is lost since otherwise I may lose messages sent to me
> e.g. via Jabber.
pidgin supports being built with NetworkManager support for *exactly*
reasons like this, so assuming you use NetworkManager (which I personally
don't) you can just build pidgin with support for it and it should handle
disconnecting and reconnecting for you automatically.
That being said a number of people have had issues with getting
NetworkManager to work correctly, but I don't know how common that is or
how hard it is to get working.
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