Using Pidgin for home network.

Kevin Stange kstange at
Mon Oct 26 14:48:34 EDT 2009

Cornell Murrell wrote:
> Hi Kevin,
> I'm still having an issue. I downloaded/installed Bonjour and Pidgin. When I launched Pidgin, I added a user and selected Bonjour from the drop down list. I did this on two computers on my network, and can see the both users that I setup, but when I try to send a IM, it says "Unable to send the message. The conversation couldn't be started." 
> Am I missing a setting of something? Any help would be appreciated (again).

I'm not personally sure what might be wrong.  If you can open your debug
log (Help > Debug Window) when you try to send a message, and paste in
the debug messages related to Bonjour that may help us figure out the

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