pidgin-plugin-pack - Collection of Pidgin plugins

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename pidgin-plugin-pack_2.7.0-3_i386.deb
Package name pidgin-plugin-pack
Package version 2.7.0
Package release 3
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/net
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 268.72 KB
Installed size 1.10 MB
Plugin pack is a collection of many simple-yet-useful plugins for Pidgin.
A brief description of each is below.
/exec: execute commands and optionally send their output in an IM/chat window.
AutoProfile: user profile and status message content generator.
Album: archives all buddy icons for all buddies in the user's buddy list.
Auto Reply: auto-replies on any protocol, also can be specific to each buddy. provides links to random or select quotes on and
Buddy List Options: options to hide buddy list on creation and hide menu in it.
Colorize: colorizes outgoing message text.
Conversation Badge: shows the protocol icon in the conversation menu tray.
DeWYSIWYGification: allows user to type in HTML without it being rendered.
Dice: simulates the rolling of dice.
DiffTopic: shows changes when the topic is changed in a chatroom.
Magic 8 Ball: shows random expressions from a Magic 8 Ball toy.
Enhanced History: an enhanced version of the history plugin.
Flip: flips a coin and shows the result in the current conversation.
gRIM: annoy your buddies with a timed series of messages.
Google: writes the results of an "I'm feeling lucky" search to a conversation.
Group IM: send an IM to a group of buddies
Highlight: adds support for highlighting user specified words.
Ignore: ignore either all or just chat communication from a specific person.
InfoPane: use different views for the "details" information  in conversations.
IRC Helper: Handles the rough edges of the IRC protocol.
IRC More: adds a couple options to the IRC protocol:
- Customized default quit/part messages.
- A CTCP version reply.
Irssi Features: implements many features of irssi:
- day change notifications
- /window, /layout, /lastlog commands
- auto-text formatting
List Handler: import and export buddy lists in various formats.
Chat User List Logging: logs the list of users in a chat when you join.
My Status Box: per-account status selectors with other features.
Napster: NAPSTER Protocol Plugin.
Nick Said: to jump to where your name or other words were said in a chat.
Old Logger: stores buddy logs in flat files (legacy format).
Plonkers: announce your ignore list to a chat room and other privacy features.
Purple Schedule: Schedule reminders at specific times.
Separate and Tab: adds two new window positioning methods.
Sim Fix: fixes messages received from buddies using broken SIM clients.
Simple Network Paging Protocol (SNPP):
allows sending to pager servers (like sendpage or qpage) via SNPP.
Message Splitter: splits sent messages into smaller ones of a specified size.
SSL Info: adds a menu item to display info about the SSL plugin in use.
Switch Spell: allows changing the spell-check language for each conversation.
Timelog: view Pidgin logs that fall within specific time ranges.
XChat Chats: makes Pidgin use XChat's indented view.
XMPP Priority: Adds account options that allow users to specify the priorities
used for available and away for XMPP accounts.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pidgin-plugin-pack_2.7.0-3_amd64.deb 2.7.0 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
pidgin-plugin-pack - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libenchant1c2a >= 1.6.0
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.22.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.31.8
libgtk2.0-0 >= 2.24.0
libgtkspell0 >= 2.0.10
libpango-1.0-0 >= 1.14.0
libpurple0 >= 1:2.6.0


Type URL
Binary Package pidgin-plugin-pack_2.7.0-3_i386.deb
Source Package purple-plugin-pack

Install Howto

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




2016-10-05 - Felix Geyer <>
purple-plugin-pack (2.7.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add python to Build-Depends. (Closes: #839378)
2013-05-09 - Felix Geyer <>
purple-plugin-pack (2.7.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Use dh-autoreconf.
2012-11-04 - Felix Geyer <>
purple-plugin-pack (2.7.0-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Upload to experimental due to the freeze.
* New upstream release. (LP: #943674)
- New plugins: capsnot, icon-override, ning, okcupid, omegle and translate.
* Add Vcs control fields.
* Switch to debhelper compat level v9 which exports build flags.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4, no changes needed.
* Enable parallel building.
* Add a watch file.
* Update lintian override.
* Update homepage link.
* Switch to my email address.
2010-11-27 - Felix Geyer <>
purple-plugin-pack (2.6.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Build the irc-more plugin which has been accidentally dropped after
version 2.2.0-1. (Closes: #604763; LP: #680820)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1, no changes needed.
2010-04-16 - Felix Geyer <>
purple-plugin-pack (2.6.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer. (Closes: #566593)
* New upstream version. (Closes: #475915)
* Merge changes from Ubuntu, closes the following bugs:
- Missing the switchspell plugin. (Closes: #471679)
- Please do not use <tab> in package description. (Closes: #479599)
* Bump debhelper to dh 7.
- Increase debian/compat to 7.
- Simplify debian/rules.
* Update and convert debian/copyright to DEP-5.
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.4, no changes needed.
* Use dh_lintian to install overrides.
* In irssi plugin: Disable New Year easter egg by default.
(Closes: #567751, LP: #502948)
- add debian/patches/01_irssi_disable_easter_egg.patch
* Prevent the package from failing to build because intltool doesn't ignore
files in quilt's .pc folder.
- add debian/patches/02_disable_po_check.patch
2010-04-05 - Felix Geyer <>
purple-plugin-pack (2.6.2-0ubuntu2) lucid; urgency=low
* debian/rules: Re-enable the "Last Seen" plugin as not the complete
functionality is present in Pidgin. (LP: #545337)
2010-01-05 - Felix Geyer <>
purple-plugin-pack (2.6.2-0ubuntu1) lucid; urgency=low
* New upstream release. (LP: #500310)
* Disable "Show Offline" and "Last Seen" plugins as the functionality
has been integrated into Pidgin. (LP: #477705)
* Replace previous watch file with a comment saying that it's not possible
to detect new releases.
* Fix lintian warnings extended-description-line-too-long and
* Update short description to not mention the exact number of plugins.
* Line-wrap Build-Depends.
* Update maintainer field to comply with the new specification.

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