Issue after Download

Tamara Graham moonsetlo at
Sun Apr 10 14:58:15 EDT 2011


Thanks for the quick reply.  I'm just trying to download the program to use
with my multiple applications. I read that it was a good program to use to
have various IMs open and working at the same time.

Here is what I downloaded:

And to answer your ending questions, I have no idea what adium is, so I
cannot know if it's a better choice for me. If it's not possible to have the
program on Mac, no worries.

Thanks for your time.


On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 11:46 PM, Ethan Blanton <elb at> wrote:

> Tamara Graham spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > I just finished downloading Pidgin for Mac. When the download completed,
> a
> > window popped up with the message of 'unarchiving pidgin...'. After that,
> > I'm unable to find the application to open. I'm not at all literate with
> > Pidgin or similar applications. Is there a step that I'm missing in order
> to
> > properly install the program for Mac?
> We don't distribute a Pidgin for Mac, so I suspect one of two things
> has happened.  Either you downloaded the source code from
> (which is not what you want), or you downloaded a binary from someone
> else (which we do not support).
> There are several ways to install Pidgin on a Mac, but none of them
> are probably going to make you happy.  What exactly are you trying to
> do, and why do you want Pidgin on your Mac?  Is it possible that Adium
> ( is a better choice?
> Ethan
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