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Save Pidgin Passwords In GNOME Keyring Instead Of Plain Text

Sep 02, 2011, 18:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"By default, Pidgin saves all your passwords in plain text (look under ~/.purple/accounts.xml). About four years ago there was a bug report that asked to encrypt the passwords, but the developers didn't agree and marked the bug as "wontfix".

Here's where Pidgin Gnome Keyring plugin comes in: this plugin will make Pidgin store your passwords in the Gnome Keyring.

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