Making Pidgin small-screen-friendly

Casey Ho pidgin at
Thu Feb 19 14:48:36 EST 2009

2009/2/19 Michael Terry <michael.terry at>:
> Hello, gentle Pidgin developers!
> I'm from Ubuntu land, and I was investigating how to make Pidgin fit on
> tiny netbook screens as part of our Ubuntu Netbook Remix project [1].  A
> common screen size is 1028x576 (the current hot spot price-wise with
> manufacturers, but the trend is ever smaller), with some of that taken
> up by panels; we're hoping to fit in ~520-540 vertical pixels.

While not all of your suggestions will fly, I agree the prefs window
should be made shorter.

Other devs, if there are no objections to I'd like to commit it.

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