Terminal Server Environment

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Thu Apr 18 16:16:17 EDT 2013

On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 3:55 PM, Miller, Chris
<Chris.Miller at intermedix.com> wrote:
> We had requests to load Pidgin on our RDS server, but have recently run into
> an issue. We clear out the appdata/temp folder at logoff to remove any temp
> files to clear disk space. The .purple file resides there so the users lose
> their setup information.
> Is there a way to redirect the .purple to house itself in a different
> location, say the user’s network userhome?

Yes, this is actually the default behavior (%APPDATA%).

Something out of the ordinary is happening for stuff to be written to

The FAQ (https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/Using%20Pidgin#Whereismy.purpledirectory)
covers how to change the location of .purple.


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