Pidgin account configuration

Constantine hi-angel at
Mon Oct 16 08:49:07 EDT 2017

On 16.10.2017 15:23, Alejandro GC wrote:
> Hi! I have to manage a pidgin account in a high school and I'm trying to 
> figure it out how to create a single pidgin account and no matters what 
> session I open in the same windows computer the pidgin account will be 
> the same in one user or another.
> Lets say I create with the windows user "A" and a pidgin account named 
> "ABCD", I want if I open a new windows session with the user 
> "A", "B", "C" or "D" in the same computer, the pidgin account openned 
> will be "ABCD" but I want to do it automatically because is a high 
> school and a lot of people use the same computer, I dont want to open 
> session with a user and go to pidgin to open the "ABCD" session.
> Thanks for your time and best regards.
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To me it looks like a bug. E.g. on GNU/Linux pidgin saves accounts in 
per-user directories (~/.purple/accounts.xml).

But wait a bit, may be someone else does have an answer.

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