Pidgin 2.5.3 Released, Smashes Bugs

Pidgin 2.5.3 Released, Smashes Bugs

Popular cross-platform instant messaging application Pidgin released an update boasting a boatload of bug fixes that should improve the stability and day-to-day operation of Pidgin. If you want to see the entire list of changes in the most popular IM app on the block, you can find the entire changelog here.


  • Heck with Pidgin, I’d rather see the Carrier fork upgraded to 2.5.3. Either that, or the Carrier/Funpidgin patches should be re-integrated into Pidgin. Barring that happening, I’d rather put my energies into Empathy/Telepathy, as *those* developers at least aren’t user-hostile.

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