Gmail username in chat windows

Michael Secord gizmokid2005 at
Wed Feb 2 00:39:43 EST 2011

Go into your gmail account settings in Pidgin and change your Local 
Alias. That will override the account name in the chat windows.


On 2/2/2011 12:00 AM Dominik Staros <dstaros at> said unto 
support at
> Hi,
> I use Google Talk as my chat client and noticed that in Pidgin, the 
> following username is shown in my chats:
> username at <>
> Is there anyway to change that to something shorter?
> Thanks!
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