building pidgin-vv on Ubuntu 14.04

Michael McConville mmcco at
Sun Oct 18 19:21:59 EDT 2015

ivan wrote:
> I want to try Pidgin with voice and video support for video calls.
> However, it seems that there're no Pidgin vv builds for Ubuntu (or I
> haven't found one), so I've tried to build it by myself, but the make
> fails with
> /usr/bin/ld: gtkmedia.o: undefined reference to symbol
> 'XSetErrorHandler' //usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ error adding
> symbols: DSO missing from command line
> How it is possible to solve this? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with
> pidgin-2.10.11

Sounds like a bug. What configure flags are you using? I'm assuming the
system has X Windows installed?

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