Sounds for XMPP and IRC

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Tue Feb 12 13:05:03 EST 2008

On Feb 12, 2008, at 12:38 EST, Matt Heidsick wrote:

> Hello,
> I am pretty new to this mailing list and need some help. We are  
> looking
> for using Pidgin in our department as our main tool of communication  
> and
> are primarily using the Jabber/XMPP as well as the IRC protocol. We  
> are
> currently on Trillian but would like to move away from it. I have  
> found
> everything we need so far in the Pidgin client, all except one thing.
> The sounds are very important to us as we use the to alert other team
> members of special events. I can not seem to find a plugin or any  
> other
> document that would suggest sounds for those two protocols are even
> possible with Pidgin. Of course I don't want to compare Trillian with
> pidgin, but it would be great if someone could point me into the right
> direction and let me know how I can add different sounds to pidgin.

Sounds are controlled by your preferences,  you can set any of the  
events listed there to just about any sound you like.

I suspect this isn't what you are asking about though, but I've not  
used trilian, so I'm not sure what else you could mean.


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