Pidgin on multiple machines

David Woolley forums at
Mon Jan 7 04:21:35 EST 2013

Randy Swineford wrote:
> I've installed Pidgin on multiple Windows machines and all installs are 
> using the same IM account. When I launch pidgin on one machine it 
> disables the account in Pidgin on all other machines. Those machines 
> never seem to "renable" automatically - you have to do it manually. I 
> use multiple machines and want my presence to move around as I switch 
> between machines automatically. Is this possible?

You need to ask the operator of the service.  Pidgin, itself, is not 
aware that you are using the same account on different machines.

If you tell us the service, someone may know if it is a known limitation 
of that service.

David Woolley
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