Problems with localisation and spell checking selections

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Thu May 13 11:12:01 EDT 2010

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 07:59, Brian Morrison <bdm at> wrote:
> I downloaded the offline installer version of Pidgin 2.7.0, on running
> it I selected the en_GB localisation and UK English spell checking
> options, but due to a problem with firewall authentication it was
> unable to get to the OpenOffice site to download the dictionary files.
> Might make sense to provide alternative instructions as to how to
> get and what to do with the file that it attempts to
> download. I'm now trying to work out what to do with the files in
> the zip.

I've had a first pass at updating the instructions for installing the
dictionary manually:


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