adding new contacts/names to Pidgin

Ethan Blanton elb at
Wed Feb 8 13:23:25 EST 2012

Keith Chamberlain spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I have read and re-read the FAQ page and do not see how to add a new
> external IM contact to Pidgin.  I see how to add avatars, and blocking
> and how to delete protocols - but no clear way to add someone new.
> When I go to "Add Buddy" is the buddy username the IM account (user's
> actual Gmail or other IM client) email address?

It's their actual IM account on whatever service you're using, yes.

If you are having specific problems, please be more specific and we
can help you more.

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