Last Seen Time Incorrect

Matthias Apitz guru at
Sat Dec 21 14:39:04 EST 2013

El día Saturday, December 21, 2013 a las 02:24:58PM -0500, Ethan Blanton escribió:

> spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > I use Pidgin to check on when my elderly father was last on the computer-
> > 
> > Last seen is often way-off.  Example he sent an email 7 hours ago but Last
> > Seen is 1 day and 2 hours -  It was correct 7 hours ago.
> We can only report what the server tells us.  The server is apparently
> telling us something inconsistent.

Maybe he is connecting as "invisible"?

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Matthias Apitz, <guru at>, f: +49-170-4527211
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