freeze when closing

Janine Starykowicz jrstark at
Tue Apr 14 17:32:10 EDT 2009

Pidgin used to hang all the time on older versions.  I haven't had it 
happen yet in 2.5.5 and my buddy list stays "shown" as well now.


Michael Secord wrote:
> I get this issue still intermittently on WinXP SP3, I don't use linux at 
> all, but I know I'm not the only person who notices this issue...
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: freeze when closing
> From: Nicolò Chieffo <nicolo.chieffo at>
> To: support at
> Date: 4/14/2009 3:45 PM
>> Hello, I'm using pidgin in both fedora 11 and ubuntu 9.04. I have a msn account.
>> when I close pidgin with buddies->quit (or ctrl-q) the interface
>> freezes. then the window manager asks me to force the quit.
>> unfortunately this does not happen every time
>> does this thing happens to anyone else?

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