[SATLUG] yahoo and pidgin

Daniel Givens daniel at rugmonster.org
Fri May 9 10:26:13 CDT 2008


On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 9:06 AM, Gabriel Doss <gabe at gabrieldoss.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 11:28 AM, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
>
> > I think I'm starting to see a trend, here...
> >
> > Anyone on Time-Warner seems to have issues with pidgin and yahoo, on a
> > Linux system.
>
>
> We've got 12 people at my work running Fedora 8, all using pidgin no
> problem. I also connect to my private yahoo account no problem. We have
> Time
> Warner at work, and I have Time Warner at home where I also have no
> problems
> connecting to either account.
>
> This may have been a typo on your part, but isn't the server
> scs.msg.yahoo.com, not csc.msg.yahoo.com?
>

I've been connecting to YIM without a problem from work and at home every
day for a long time. My ISP at home is TWC. This is with Ubuntu 7.10/8.04
and Fedora 8 systems running the distribution version of Pidgin. No problems
at all.


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