Way to set "computer name" to MSN

Bjoern Voigt bjoernv at arcor.de
Wed Jul 13 08:08:08 EDT 2011

Spoon Reloaded wrote:
> When I use Pidgin to log onto MSN (with the newer versions of Pidgin
> that support multiple MSN logins), and I log onto MSN with Windows
> Live Messenger, I can see the various places I'm logged in from (and
> options to sign them off): I see MYWINDOWS-PC (or whatever the
> hostname of my computer is) for the Windows Live Messenger login; and
> I see "Pidgin" for the Pidgin login.
> My question is, is it possible to customize the string that Pidgin
> shows, to something other than "Pidgin".
You can change the computer name for MSN with Accounts -> Your MSN 
account -> View Locations.


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