Pidgin on Terminal Server without Smileys

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Wed Sep 29 10:53:13 EDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 05:47, Arno Simons <arnosimons at> wrote:
> Hi Support,
> We are running pidgin on our terminal servers at customer locations. We need
> to disable possibility for the users to disable the (custom) smileys
> function and usage. I know that the user itself can change this setting. But
> that  is not what the customer wants. He wants us to disable it as an
> administrator for all users. In a way the users cannot change them / or the
> setting.  Is there a way to achieve that. (Registry or something else?)
> Thanks.

The only way to do this within Pidgin itself is to modify the source
code and recompile.

If you're using XMPP with your own internal server, there may be
something you can do on the server side to filter out the capability.


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