Pidgin and HTTP proxy

Etan Reisner deryni at
Tue Jun 15 12:10:19 EDT 2010

On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 02:24:10PM -0700, Marwa Hadi wrote:
> My server uses the HTTP proxy but I can't log on into any account through Pidgin even if I use the same proxy information and port and so that I use for Yahoo IM or Windows Live messenegr as it keeps generating an error message.

What error message exactly?

What sort of auth does the proxy need?

What traffic needs to go through the proxy?
What does the Help->Debug Window say when you try to connect?

Are you setting the proxy in the global preferences or just for the
Yahoo/MSN accounts?


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