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docs:tips_n_tricks:max_os_x:pidgin.html [07.05.2011 03:02 CEST]
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docs:tips_n_tricks:max_os_x:pidgin.html [07.05.2011 08:43 CEST] (current)
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 ====== Installing pidgin ====== ====== Installing pidgin ======
 +===== Using MacPorts =====
 This is about installing pidgin 2.7.9_0 from MacPorts to Snow Leopard on May 7th 2011: This is about installing pidgin 2.7.9_0 from MacPorts to Snow Leopard on May 7th 2011:
  
-  * Install MacPorts+  * Install ​[[http://​www.macports.org|MacPorts]] (I've been using [[http://​distfiles.macports.org/​MacPorts/​MacPorts-1.8.0-10.6-SnowLeopard.dmg|1.8.0-10.6]])
   * Install from MacPorts:   * Install from MacPorts:
     * ''​autoconf''​     * ''​autoconf''​
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 It will run into errors as some diff files do not fit any more. You can remove all patch related entries from ''/​opt/​local/​var/​macports/​sources/​rsync.macports.org/​release/​ports/​net/​pidgin/​Portfile''​ and rerun the install command. It will run into errors as some diff files do not fit any more. You can remove all patch related entries from ''/​opt/​local/​var/​macports/​sources/​rsync.macports.org/​release/​ports/​net/​pidgin/​Portfile''​ and rerun the install command.
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 +===== References: =====
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 +  * A slightly outdated but more verbose [[http://​shreevatsa.wordpress.com/​2007/​12/​07/​pidgin-on-mac-os-x-natively/​|post in the "​Lumber Room"​]] did help me a lot, especially the part on "​native GTK".
 +  * There is a [[http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​pidgin-macosx/​|binary on sourceforge]] which is a little bit outdated [as of May 2011], but installs and starts fine.
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