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how to install pidgin

Posted on  4/23/2011

use this script to install pidgin 2.7.11 from source .. in just two minutes, save this script pidgin.sh   aur make it executable by typing “chmod x pidgin.sh ”
and run this script… as root ..

#!bin bash
echo "Installing Pidgin " 
#Install intltool for the compile, gtkspell for spelling and perl-dev for scripts
apt-get install intltool libgtkspell-dev libperl-dev

# Make our working dir's
mkdir /tmp/pidgin_shit && cd /tmp/pidgin_shit

#Download and extract
wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pidgin/files/Pidgin/2.7.11/pidgin-2.7.11.tar.bz2
tar xvf pidgin-2.7.9.tar.bz2
cd pidgin-2.7.9

#Compile it, if you dont want perl use --disable-perl
./configure --disable-screensaver --disable-startup-notification
--disable-gstreamer --disable-vv --disable-meanwhile --disable-avahi
--disable-dbus --disable-tcl --prefix=/usr
make
make install

echo done!


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