Notifications for Pidgin 0.2

A Pidgin plugin that provides KDE notifications
Notifications for Pidgin
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Notifications for Pidgin is a notification plugin for the Pidgin instant messenger that provides notifications through KDialog, when:

* a buddy signs on
* a buddy signs off
* a message is received (if the conversation window is not focused).

The purpose of this plugin is to offer a better integration of Pidgin and the KDE 4 desktop.


From the Downloads page, get the latest version of and save it to ~/.purple/plugins (create the plugins directory if it does not exist), for example: /home/bob/.purple/plugins/

The Chromium browser might save the file with a wrong extension, Make sure the file extension is correct, it must be pl:

You must then go to Pidgin->Tools->Plugins and enable KDE Notifications from the list.

Main features:

  • Shows notifications for buddy sign on, sign off and message received events
  • It is a Perl plugin -> no compilation is needed, just place it in Pidgin's plugin folder and it works
  • Configurable: you can disable/enable each type of notification and set the popup duration

last updated on:
January 24th, 2010, 23:56 GMT
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ Tools
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What's New in This Release:
  • Working on KDE4.4
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