pidgin-extprefs - extended preferences plugin for the instant messenger pidgin

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name: pidgin-extprefs
Package version: 0.7
Package release: 2ubuntu1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 76 B
Download size: 13.87 KB
Official Mirror:
The Pidgin Extended Preferences Plugin adds additional preferences that have been commonly called for in the past from Pidgin that are either already implemented and hidden, or trivial to implement via a plugin. Homepage:



    Source package: pidgin-extprefs

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install pidgin-extprefs deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install pidgin-extprefs


    • /usr/lib/pidgin/
    • /usr/share/doc/pidgin-extprefs/AUTHORS
    • /usr/share/doc/pidgin-extprefs/NEWS.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pidgin-extprefs/TODO
    • /usr/share/doc/pidgin-extprefs/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pidgin-extprefs/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pidgin-extprefs/copyright


    2010-02-21 - Ilya Barygin <> pidgin-extprefs (0.7-2ubuntu1) lucid; urgency=low * debian/rules: install upstream changelog. Fixes FTBFS.

    2007-06-06 - Arjan Oosting <> pidgin-extprefs (0.7-2) unstable; urgency=low * debian/control{,.in}: - Mention pidgin instead of gaim in the short description. (Closes: #423675) - Added dummy gaim-extendedprefs package to ensure upgraded from gaim-extendedpref to pidgin-extprefs. * debian/pidgin-extprefs.install: added to make sure the plugin gets installed since multiple package are build now. * debian/README.Debian: Removed as the upgrading troubles mentioned only apply for upgrades from sarge to etch. * debian/rules: - Cleanup gaim-extendedprefs package.

    2007-05-08 - Arjan Oosting <> pidgin-extprefs (0.7-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release: - gaim-exprefs is renamed to pidgin-extprefs to follow the name change of gaim to pidgin. * debian/ - Rename source package and binary package to pidgin-extprefs. - Build depend on pidgin-dev instead of gaim-dev. * debian/rules: - Update for name change. - Replace call to dh_gaim with call to dh_pidgin * debian/watch: - Use special short url. - Update for new name.

    2007-04-24 - Arjan Oosting <> gaim-extendedprefs (0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. * debian/compat: Upgrade to debhelper compatibility level 5. * debian/control: - Add XS-Vcs-Browser field. - Bump versioned dependency on debhelper. * debian/patches/20_strict-aliasing.dpatch: Removed as it is included upstream/. * debian/patches/10_relibtoolize.dpatch: No need to relibtoolize the package and upstream uses up-to-date tools.

    2006-10-17 - Arjan Oosting <> gaim-extendedprefs (0.5-5) unstable; urgency=low * debian/ - rename XS-X-Vcs-Svn field to XS-Vcs-Svn. - change email adress.

    2006-09-28 - Arjan Oosting <> gaim-extendedprefs (0.5-4) unstable; urgency=low * debian/ - Add XS-X-Vcs-Svn field pointing to subversion archive which contains this package. - Bump Standars-Version to 3.7.2. No changes needed. * debian/rules: - switch from simple-patch-system to dpatch. - don't ship extprefs.a and as this is a plugin and not a library.

    2006-06-08 - Arjan Oosting <> gaim-extendedprefs (0.5-3) unstable; urgency=low * debian/patches/20_strict-aliasing.patch: Fixes compiler warning "dereferencing type-punned pointer will break strict-aliasing rules" by applying the method described in

    2006-03-29 - Arjan Oosting <> gaim-extendedprefs (0.5-2) unstable; urgency=low * debian/control: update build dependencies. * debian/patches/10_relibtoolize.patch: added, relibtoolize package by executing the following commands: - libtoolize --copy --force - aclocal-1.9 - automake-1.9 - autoconf - rm -r autom4te.cache/ * debian/rules: remove tarball-in-tarball packaging variable. * debian/rules: remove workaround for bug in cdbs. * debian/copyright: added packaging copyright notice.

    2005-10-20 - Arjan Oosting <> gaim-extendedprefs (0.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream release. - Fixes FTBFS: Stray \ in program (Closes: #333632) * debian/patches/01_missing_taskbar_entry.patch: removed. Fixed upstream. * debian/patches/00_destdir.patch: removed. Upstream now uses autotools. * Change packaging from tarball in tarball to normal packaging. * After upgrading from a previous version to 0.5 the plug-in will be disabled. Document this fact in README.Debian. * Remove README from the binary package because it does not contain anything useful.