pidgin autoconnecting--how to disable
ileana at fairieunderground.info
Tue Apr 2 23:43:42 EDT 2013
On Tue, 2 Apr 2013 23:29:31 -0400
Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im> wrote:
> > 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?
> You can choose a Startup Status in the preferences - if you set that
> to Offline, it won't connect on startup.
> There is also the -n argument that you can pass to the pidgin command
> to disable autologin for that instance.
Ha! Thanks. Both of these issues I was dealing with/annoyed for some
time, and they were already there.
However, I think other users also might expect to be able to put
"localhost" in the tor/privacy proxy settings, and may also have no
clue why its not working. Not sure if that is enhancement or bug, but
it was annoying for me. I can't think of any reason a user would want
dns for "localhost" to be proxied...
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