Using Pidgin for home network.

Michael Secord gizmokid2005 at
Sun Oct 25 20:20:01 EDT 2009

You would have to have a service that works locally.  IIRC you can 
perform this by setting up an XMPP server, but I'm not 100% sure on that.

Another member of this list might have a better idea.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Using Pidgin for home network.
From: Cornell Murrell <cornell.murrell at>
To: support at
Date: 10/25/2009 8:15 PM
> Hello,
> I was wondering if I could use Pidgin to IM between computers on my 
> home/private network? We have 5 pc's scattered around the house and 
> I've been looking for a tool to be able to send quick messages to one 
> another and to be able to chat while in different parts of the house.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thank you in advance!
> Cornell Murrell
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