pidgin autoconnecting--how to disable

Ileana ileana at
Tue Apr 2 23:22:46 EDT 2013

On Tue, 2 Apr 2013 22:18:09 -0500
Ileana <ileana at> wrote:

> I know the TAILS team made some modification to turn this off, but I
> would consider an actual button in the main menu an enhancement

I correct myself.  I would suggest a button in each account menu,
"Auto-connect when Pidgin starts up?"

If it is not selected, Pidgin passes over the account, and makes no
network activity related to the account.

> request that I think even non-privacy minded people would like this
> simple feature added.  What is the workaround to disable autoconnect?

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