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I've found a .deb of the latest version of Pidgin(re branded from Gaim). I've downloaded it, but don't know the best way to upgrade. As it's been rebranded, the package ...
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- 06-18-2007 #1
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- Apr 2007
Upgrading from Gaim to Pidgin from manually downloaded package
As it's been rebranded, the package name has change, therefore I won't be able to do a straight update like I can with packages that keep their names in between versions. That means I'll need to completely remove Gaim, and its footprint, and install Pidgin in its place. But I don't want to have to re-enter all my account info.
Is there any way I can upgrade without the rebranding problem forcing me to re-enter everything?
- 06-19-2007 #2
pidgin, upon install, should try to copy your settings from gaim over to pidginBrilliant Mediocrity - Making Failure Look Good