Using Pidgin for home network.

Kevin Stange kstange at
Sun Oct 25 20:20:20 EDT 2009

Cornell Murrell wrote:
> 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.

Adding a Bonjour account should work well for this purpose as long as
all the computers share a local network.  The computers automatically
discover one another and will show up in each other's buddy list.


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