Enable Pidgin Plugins in Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)
Pidgin can log in to multiple accounts on multiple IM networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on AIM, talking to a friend on Yahoo Messenger, and sitting in an IRC channel all at the same time.
By default in Ubuntu 8.04 pidgin instant messenger will come as built-in.If you want to enable Pidgin Plug-ins it is very easy now.
First you need to login in to pidgin messenger now you need to select Tools--->Plug-ins
Now you can see the list of available pidgin plug-ins as follows
If you want to install particular plug-in select the plug-in check box and click on Configure Plug-in
It will show you the available options for this plug-in select and click on close
You can also install plug-ins from pidgin icon from notification area
Now you need to right click on pidgin icon select Plug-ins