[SATLUG] yahoo and pidgin

Justin Burdette justin.burdette at gmail.com
Wed May 7 02:04:02 CDT 2008


I haven't had any more problems than usual with Yahoo. It doesn't
matter if I run Pidgin or Kopete, I get booted and reconnected at
least 3x a day from Yahoo and at least once from AIM.

Justin



On 5/7/08, Jonathan Hull <masterr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yahoo has a history of making changes to the YIM network that break
> other clients like Pidgin. They could be up to their shenanigans
> again.
>
> -Jon
>
> 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?
> >
> >  --
> >  -Geoff
> >
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