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Re: Mac Pidgin?


also.. anyone know how to get adium to connect to a yahoo acct?

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 3:39 AM, M <moeedsalam@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Thanks a bundle :)  Working great.

Another question is that if i copy vidalia, and portable firefox to an encrypted drive and launch it from their.. will the data written be isolated to the encrypted drive or no?

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 2:21 AM, Ted Smith <teddks@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, 2010-09-29 at 07:46 +0000, M wrote:
> Hello agan,
> whats a good program for mac equivalent to XP pidgin? I'm looking for
> safe Tor configuration as well as encrypted chat.

> Is Adium safe to use with TOR? Also, does the encryption in it only
> work when chatting to others using adium also, or will it work if they
> are using Pidgin?

Adium is a Cocoa UI for libpurple, which is the same library Pidgin
uses. It should (I haven't used it) work fine with SOCKS proxies,
assuming Pidgin's support for proxies is implemented in libpurple.

Adium also uses OTR for its encryption protocol, which is the same
protocol that pidgin-OTR uses. XChat, irssi, and a few other clients
also support OTR.

I don't think Adium will work with the pidgin-encryption plugin, which
just does plain RSA encryption. But OTR is better anyways.