Stream Line Account Creation
elb at pidgin.im
Sat Jan 26 14:49:02 EST 2013
Darryl Wilson spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I have a couple of questions. I need to create a bunch (1000+) of
> Pidgin accounts utilizing the XMPP protocol.
> 1. What is the fastest way besides creating them one by one?
I assume you mean creating them on the client machines. I suggest
populating an accounts.xml and placing it in the user's config
directory at account creation time.
> 2. Since all users will be using the XMPP protocol, how can I
> eliminate the other choices in the list of protocols to make
> XMPP the default?
Create a custom Pidgin package for your system that includes only the
XMPP protocol plugin. This will not prevent users from installing and
using other account plugins, but it will reduce confusion.
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