Pidgin won't start (completely)

Nathan Walp nwalp at
Wed Sep 19 22:32:00 EDT 2007

Christian Baer wrote:
> After a while [ a few hours :-) ] the computer was done.
> Starting Pidgin from KDE resulted in it being shown in the task bar at the
> bottom for about 20 seconds and after that it just disappears. It could
> however still be found with "ps ax". So I decided to start it from the
> console. It started and kept running, just no window ever appeared for it.
> ctrl-c did terminate it.

Sounds like it is starting fine, and is minimized into the system 
tray/notification area/whatever KDE calls it (dock, maybe?).


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