Problems with localisation and spell checking selections

Brian Morrison bdm at
Thu May 13 11:38:12 EDT 2010

On Thu, 13 May 2010 11:12:01 -0400
Daniel Atallah <datallah at> wrote:

> 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:

OK, that seems to have worked OK, thanks Daniel!

This one is definitely not your fault, it's a problem with my work
machine where it simply won't allow access to the web proxy server
unless it's via a browser. Maybe now I can get it fixed as I use Pidgin
for work and I should be able to install it without hassles :)


Brian Morrison

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