Using Pidgin for home network.

Kevin Stange kstange at
Sun Oct 25 20:35:51 EDT 2009

Cornell Murrell wrote:
> Thanks for your reply Kevin! Just so I'm clear, to get this to work, I would have to download and install Bonjour for Windows on all my pc's, setup an account for each person on my network and then use Pidgin to setup the chat functionality correct?

You'll need to install Bonjour for Windows, but the accounts are just
set up locally via Pidgin.  There's no need to register the accounts
anywhere because Bonjour is decentralized.  The only thing you should be
sure about is that each system has a unique username/hostname pair.


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