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

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename pidgin-extprefs_0.7-2ubuntu1_i386.deb
Package name pidgin-extprefs
Package version 0.7
Package release 2ubuntu1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/net
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 13.29 KB
Installed size 76.00 KB
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.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pidgin-extprefs_0.7-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb 0.7 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
pidgin-extprefs - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.1.3
pidgin >= 1:2.6
pidgin << 1:3.0


Type URL
Binary Package pidgin-extprefs_0.7-2ubuntu1_i386.deb
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




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
* 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
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.

See Also

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pidgin-nateon_0.0.0.svn147-1_i386.deb Pidgin plugin for NateOn instant messaging service
pidgin-openpgp_0.1-2_all.deb OpenPGP plugin for Pidgin
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