Question about missing Pidgin features

Kevin Stange kstange at
Sat Jun 2 00:02:40 EDT 2012

On 06/01/2012 10:56 PM, justin kou wrote:
> Hi,
> I had an older version of pidgin before that had the ability to "Set
> Idle Account Time" for AIM.  It allowed me to set and unset a fake
> idle time.  How come this feature is gone?

This feature is provided by a built-in plugin called I'dle Mak'er which
you can enable from Tools > Plugins.

> Also, the older version I
> had would show a few lines of previous messages with the user whenever
> I started a new conversation with them.  This feature is also missing.
>  These 2 features were the most important to me!  Is there a download
> for an older version of pidgin so I can get these features back?

This feature is provided by the History plugin, accessed the same way.


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