Daniel Atallah datallah at
Wed Jun 2 09:54:14 EDT 2010

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 08:39, Glenn McMillan <glenns at> wrote:
> Hey There,
> I am using Ubuntu 10.04 along with Pidgin Instant Messenger v 2.6.6. I have
> been to the website to see if there is a newer version of the linux release
> (as I have just installed Pidgin onto a windows machine for my partner and
> noticed the release was a later version).
> Now, I am a little bit newbie when it comes to Linux, so im not exactly sure
> how to upgrade the version I have after downloading the *.tar.bz2 file from
> the website. I have extracted it into my Downloads directory but after
> running a './configure --disable-gtkui' I am getting the following error:
> configure: error:
> You must have libxml2 >= 2.6.0 development headers installed to build.
> I am not sure what libxml2 is but is there a debian download for this
> release of Pidgin at all?



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