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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY pidgin-download-http "&sourceforge-dl;/pidgin/pidgin-&pidgin-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY pidgin-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY pidgin-md5sum "bba0fd38ee1d8b9b725c4dbdc33e58e7">
10 <!ENTITY pidgin-size "8.3 MB">
11 <!ENTITY pidgin-buildsize "297 MB (with tests and docs)">
12 <!ENTITY pidgin-time "0.6 SBU (using parallelism=4; with tests and docs)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="pidgin" xreflabel="Pidgin-&pidgin-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="pidgin.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <date>$Date$</date>
20 </sect1info>
21
22 <title>Pidgin-&pidgin-version;</title>
23
24 <indexterm zone="pidgin">
25 <primary sortas="a-Pidgin">Pidgin</primary>
26 </indexterm>
27
28 <sect2 role="package">
29 <title>Introduction to Pidgin</title>
30
31 <para>
32 <application>Pidgin</application> is a Gtk+ 2 instant messaging client
33 that can connect with a wide range of networks including Bonjour, ICQ,
34 GroupWise, Jabber/XMPP, IRC, Gadu-Gadu, SILC, SIMPLE, and Zephyr.
35 </para>
36
37 &lfs110a_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>
43 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&pidgin-download-http;"/>
44 </para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>
48 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&pidgin-download-ftp;"/>
49 </para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>
53 Download MD5 sum: &pidgin-md5sum;
54 </para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>
58 Download size: &pidgin-size;
59 </para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>
63 Estimated disk space required: &pidgin-buildsize;
64 </para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>
68 Estimated build time: &pidgin-time;
69 </para>
70 </listitem>
71 </itemizedlist>
72
73 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Pidgin Dependencies</bridgehead>
74
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
76 <para role="required">
77 <xref linkend="gtk2"/>
78 </para>
79
80 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
81 <para role="recommended">
82 <xref linkend="libgcrypt"/>,
83 <xref linkend="gstreamer10"/> (required for audio support), and
84 <xref linkend="gnutls"/> or
85 <xref role="nodep" linkend="nss"/>
86 </para>
87
88 <!--
89 <para>
90 SSL support is required for the MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Novel Groupwise and
91 Google Talk protocol plugins. <application>GnuTLS</application> is the
92 preferred method (the Mozilla NSS API is more likely to change and this
93 can cause problems).
94 </para>
95 -->
96
97 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
98 <para role="optional">
99 <xref linkend="avahi"/> (required for the Bonjour plugin),
100 <xref linkend="cyrus-sasl"/>,
101 <xref linkend="dbus"/>,
102 <xref linkend="doxygen"/>,
103 <xref linkend="evolution-data-server"/>,
104 <xref linkend="GConf"/>,
105 <xref linkend="graphviz"/>,
106 <xref linkend="libidn"/> (required, if you wish to run the test suite),
107 <xref linkend="libnsl"/>,
108 <xref linkend="NetworkManager"/>,
109 <xref linkend="sqlite"/> (required for the Contact Availability Prediction
110 plugin),
111 <xref linkend="startup-notification"/>,
112 <!-- <xref linkend="tcl"/>, -->
113 <xref linkend="tk"/>,
114 <ulink url="http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/Farstream">
115 Farstream (Version 0.1)</ulink>
116 (required for video and voice support),
117 <ulink url="http://gtkspell.sourceforge.net/">Gtkspell</ulink>,
118 <ulink url="http://libgadu.net/">libgadu</ulink>,
119 <ulink url="http://meanwhile.sourceforge.net/">Meanwhile</ulink>
120 (required for Sametime protocol support),
121 <ulink url="https://www.mono-project.com/">Mono</ulink>,
122 <ulink url="http://silcnet.org/client.html">SILC Client</ulink>,
123 <ulink url="http://silcnet.org/client.html">SILC Toolkit</ulink>,
124 <ulink url="http://packages.debian.org/stable/source/zephyr">Zephyr</ulink>, and
125 <xref linkend="mitkrb"/> (required for Kerberos support in the Zephyr
126 module)
127 </para>
128
129 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional (runtime)</bridgehead>
130 <para role="optional">
131 <xref role="runtime" linkend="xdg-utils"/>
132 </para>
133
134 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
135 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/pidgin"/>
136 </para>
137 </sect2>
138
139 <sect2 role="installation">
140 <title>Installation of Pidgin</title>
141
142 <para>
143 If you wish to run the test suite, make sure that <xref
144 linkend="libidn"/> is installed and remove the switch
145 <quote>--disable-idn</quote>. Compile <application>Pidgin</application>
146 by running the following commands:
147 </para>
148
149<!-- - -with-gstreamer=1.0 is removed and gstreamer support is disabled
150 because of a build problem when both this and - -disable-vv are present.
151 See https://hastebin.com/utiwijizad.rb for more details, and check again
152 at the next version (2.14.1 or 3.0 - whichever is next). -->
153
154<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
155 --sysconfdir=/etc \
156 --disable-gstreamer \
157 --disable-avahi \
158 --disable-gtkspell \
159 --disable-meanwhile \
160 --disable-idn \
161 --disable-nm \
162 --disable-vv &amp;&amp;
163make</userinput></screen>
164
165 <para>
166 If you have <xref linkend="doxygen"/> installed
167 (<xref linkend="graphviz"/> can be used also) and you wish to create the
168 API documentation, issue:
169 </para>
170
171<screen remap="doc"><userinput>make docs</userinput></screen>
172
173 <para>
174 Remember the remarks before <command>configure</command>. To test the
175 results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
176 </para>
177
178 <para>
179 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
180 </para>
181
182<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
183mkdir -pv /usr/share/doc/pidgin-&pidgin-version; &amp;&amp;
184cp -v README doc/gtkrc-2.0 /usr/share/doc/pidgin-&pidgin-version;</userinput></screen>
185
186 <para>
187 If you created the API documentation, install it using the following
188 commands as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
189 </para>
190
191<screen role="root"
192 remap="doc"><userinput>mkdir -pv /usr/share/doc/pidgin-&pidgin-version;/api &amp;&amp;
193cp -v doc/html/* /usr/share/doc/pidgin-&pidgin-version;/api</userinput></screen>
194
195 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
196 href="../../xincludes/update-icons-and-desktop.xml"/>
197
198 </sect2>
199
200 <sect2 role="commands">
201 <title>Command Explanations</title>
202
203<!--
204 <para>
205 <parameter>- -with-gstreamer=1.0</parameter>: Remove this switch
206 and add <option>- -disable-gstreamer</option>
207 if you've not installed <xref linkend="gstreamer10"/>.
208 </para>
209-->
210 <para>
211 <parameter>--disable-gstreamer</parameter>: This switch disables gstreamer
212 support because there are problems with the build when Voice/Video support
213 is disabled, and gstreamer is enabled.
214 <!-- The problems exist within gst_device_monitor. See
215 https://hastebin.com/utiwijizad.rb for more details.
216 FIXME: Check this at the next release of pidgin, or if we ever add
217 Farstream. -->
218 </para>
219
220 <para>
221 <parameter>--disable-avahi</parameter>: Remove this switch if you've
222 installed <xref linkend="avahi"/>.
223 </para>
224
225 <para>
226 <parameter>--disable-gtkspell</parameter>: Remove this
227 switch if you've installed
228 <ulink url="http://gtkspell.sourceforge.net/">Gtkspell</ulink> and wish
229 to enable spellchecking support.
230 </para>
231
232 <para>
233 <parameter>--disable-meanwhile</parameter>: Remove this switch if you've
234 installed <ulink url="http://meanwhile.sourceforge.net/">Meanwhile</ulink>.
235 </para>
236
237 <para>
238 <parameter>--disable-idn</parameter>: Remove this switch if you've
239 installed <xref linkend="libidn"/>.
240 </para>
241
242 <para>
243 <parameter>--disable-nm</parameter>: Remove this switch if you've
244 installed <xref linkend="NetworkManager"/>.
245 </para>
246
247 <para>
248 <parameter>--disable-vv</parameter>: Remove this
249 switch if you've installed
250 <ulink url="http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/Farstream">
251 Farstream (Version 0.1)</ulink> and wish to enable voice and video
252 communication support. You should also remove the --disable-gstreamer
253 flag.
254 </para>
255<!--
256 <para>
257 <parameter>- -disable-tcl</parameter>: Remove this switch if you've
258 installed <xref linkend="tcl"/>.
259 </para>
260i-->
261 <para>
262 <option>--enable-cyrus-sasl</option>: Use this switch if you've installed
263 <xref linkend="cyrus-sasl"/> and wish to build
264 <application>Pidgin</application> with SASL support.
265 </para>
266
267 <para>
268 <option>--disable-gnutls</option>: Use this switch if you've got both
269 <xref linkend="gnutls"/> and <xref linkend="nss"/> installed, but want
270 to use <xref linkend="nss"/> for the SSL support.
271 </para>
272
273 </sect2>
274
275 <sect2 role="configuration">
276 <title>Configuring Pidgin</title>
277
278 <sect3 id="pidgin-config">
279 <title>Config Files</title>
280 <para>
281 <filename>~/.purple/*</filename> and
282 <filename>~/.gtkrc-2.0</filename>
283 </para>
284
285 <indexterm zone="pidgin pidgin-config">
286 <primary sortas="e-AA.purple-*">~/.purple/*</primary>
287 </indexterm>
288
289 <indexterm zone="pidgin pidgin-config">
290 <primary sortas="e-AA.gtkrc-20">~/.gtkrc-2.0</primary>
291 </indexterm>
292 </sect3>
293
294 <sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
295
296 <para>
297 Most configuration can be accomplished by using the various preference
298 settings inside the programs. Additionally, you can create a
299 <filename>~/.gtkrc-2.0</filename> file which can store gtk+-2 theme
300 settings that affect <application>Pidgin</application> and other Gtk+ 2
301 applications. Note that an example <filename>gtkrc-2.0</filename> file
302 was installed during the package installation and can be used as a
303 starting point or reference.
304 </para>
305
306 </sect3>
307
308 </sect2>
309
310 <sect2 role="content">
311 <title>Contents</title>
312
313 <segmentedlist>
314 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
315 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
316 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
317
318 <seglistitem>
319 <seg>
320 <!--finch,--> pidgin, purple-client-example,
321 purple-remote, purple-send, purple-send-async, and
322 purple-url-handler
323 </seg>
324 <seg>
325 <!--libgnt.so,--> libpurple.so, and libpurple-client.so
326 </seg>
327 <seg>
328 <!--
329 /usr/include/finch,
330 /usr/include/gnt,
331 -->
332 /usr/include/libpurple,
333 /usr/include/pidgin,
334 <!--
335 /usr/lib/finch,
336 /usr/lib/gnt,
337 -->
338 /usr/lib/pidgin,
339 /usr/lib/purple-2,
340 /usr/share/doc/pidgin-&pidgin-version;,
341 /usr/share/pixmaps/pidgin,
342 /usr/share/purple, and
343 /usr/share/sounds/purple
344 </seg>
345 </seglistitem>
346 </segmentedlist>
347
348 <variablelist>
349 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
350 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
351 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
352
353 <!-- Seems to be removed with 2.14.0
354 <varlistentry id="finch">
355 <term><command>finch</command></term>
356 <listitem>
357 <para>
358 is a text-based instant messaging client.
359 </para>
360 <indexterm zone="pidgin finch">
361 <primary sortas="b-finch">finch</primary>
362 </indexterm>
363 </listitem>
364 </varlistentry>
365-->
366 <varlistentry id="pidgin-prog">
367 <term><command>pidgin</command></term>
368 <listitem>
369 <para>
370 is a <application>GTK+</application> 2 instant messaging client
371 </para>
372 <indexterm zone="pidgin pidgin-prog">
373 <primary sortas="b-pidgin">pidgin</primary>
374 </indexterm>
375 </listitem>
376 </varlistentry>
377
378 <varlistentry id="purple-client-example">
379 <term><command>purple-client-example</command></term>
380 <listitem>
381 <para>
382 is an example that demonstrates how to use the libpurple-client
383 library to communicate with purple
384 </para>
385 <indexterm zone="pidgin purple-client-example">
386 <primary sortas="b-purple-client-example">purple-client-example</primary>
387 </indexterm>
388 </listitem>
389 </varlistentry>
390
391 <varlistentry id="purple-remote">
392 <term><command>purple-remote</command></term>
393 <listitem>
394 <para>
395 sends remote commands to Pidgin/Finch
396 </para>
397 <indexterm zone="pidgin purple-remote">
398 <primary sortas="b-purple-remote">purple-remote</primary>
399 </indexterm>
400 </listitem>
401 </varlistentry>
402
403 <varlistentry id="purple-send">
404 <term><command>purple-send</command></term>
405 <listitem>
406 <para>
407 calls purple API functions using DBus and prints the return value
408 </para>
409 <indexterm zone="pidgin purple-send">
410 <primary sortas="b-purple-send">purple-send</primary>
411 </indexterm>
412 </listitem>
413 </varlistentry>
414
415 <varlistentry id="purple-send-async">
416 <term><command>purple-send-async</command></term>
417 <listitem>
418 <para>
419 calls purple API functions using DBus. As opposed to
420 <command>purple-send</command>, it does not print the return value
421 </para>
422 <indexterm zone="pidgin purple-send-async">
423 <primary sortas="b-purple-send-async">purple-send-async</primary>
424 </indexterm>
425 </listitem>
426 </varlistentry>
427
428 <varlistentry id="purple-url-handler">
429 <term><command>purple-url-handler</command></term>
430 <listitem>
431 <para>
432 is a python script to handle URLs with purple
433 </para>
434 <indexterm zone="pidgin purple-url-handler">
435 <primary sortas="b-purple-url-handler">purple-url-handler</primary>
436 </indexterm>
437 </listitem>
438 </varlistentry>
439
440 </variablelist>
441
442 </sect2>
443
444</sect1>
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