[CentOS] Pidgin problem on 5.2
craigwhite at azapple.com
Mon Jun 30 20:11:33 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 16:01 -0400, fred smith wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 03:31:39PM -0400, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 12:16 -0400, fred smith wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 10:06:28AM -0400, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > > > On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 09:33 -0400, fred smith wrote:
> > > > > Suggestions welcome.
> > > >
> > > > Add a Notification Area to your panel, or look there if you already have
> > > > one.
> > >
> > > OK, done that. Now what?
> > >
> > > Nothing happens there when I try to start pidgin. What should I be seeing?
> > A new icon should appear in the Notification Area when you start pidgin.
> > Clicking on it will show the Buddy List.
> Ah. there's already one in the top panel. So I see a strange little icon
> there that says it's for pidgin, so when I click that the buddy list
> opens up. which is fine, thanks for pointing me to it. But I'm curios
> how it got into that state where it doesn't open. I'm sure I've not done
> anything to change it.
I believe that is the intended behavior - that you can have pidgin
running and the only evidence is the 'status tray' when pidgin is
running in a minimal state and from which you can open various windows
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