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New Pidgin and Encryption install, no encrypt

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Jim O
2009-12-18
2013-04-22
  • Jim O
    Jim O
    2009-12-18

    I've installed Pidgin (2.6.4) and Encryption (3.0?) on Windows 7 32 bit.  I tried copying my .purple folder from my old XP install.  That brought my contacts/status etc over.  However, the keys didn't work.  So I decided just to create a new .purple folder and then the keys would work.  I copied over the files:

    accels
    accounts.xml
    blist.xml
    gtkrc-2.0
    id
    id.priv
    prefs.xml
    status.xml
    xmpp-caps.xml

    I've checked that there are no buddy keys in the PE configure tabs.  All options are checked on the config page.  When I try to IM someone with the plugin, i get:
    "*** Encrypted with the Gaim-Encryption plugin "

    I can't figure this out.  Even if I delete the .purple folder, and let Pidgin re-create it, it's still not working.  I've even had the other party delete my key and it's still not working.  Help?

     
  • Craig Barber
    Craig Barber
    2010-01-04

    I had the same issue with Windows 7 64 bit and Pidgin 2.6.4. I downgraded to Pidgin 2.6.3 and everything worked as expected. Not sure if Win 7 or Pidgin update issue.