[SATLUG] yahoo and pidgin
masterr at gmail.com
Wed May 7 00:52:55 CDT 2008
Yahoo has a history of making changes to the YIM network that break
other clients like Pidgin. They could be up to their shenanigans
On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 8:24 PM, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> Has anyone else experienced problems connecting to the yahoo instant
> messenger, with pidgin?
> After googling the first time around, I read somewhere that changing to
> port 20 for ypager made the difference, and for me, it did. For two
> days. Today, I haven't been able to connect at all, all day.
> This matters not if port 20, or 5050 is used. I've never had to 'poke a
> hole' in the firewall before, but now, I'm not so sure. I'm also not
> sure, since I haven't had to before, that adjusting the iptables
> firewall is the answer, either.
> Anyone else having this same experience?
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