Pidgin Plugin: Audible Alerts

Published › November 2, 2011 // 0 Comments
Audible Alerts is a Pidgin (libpurple) plugin to produce notification of an IM audibly. It uses eSpeak, a text-to-speech program, to call out the name of the buddy who IMs you. You can download eSpeak from www.sourceforge.net/projects/espeak Download Audible...

Pidgin Gnome Keyring

Published › November 2, 2011 // 0 Comments
Pidgin usually stores passwords as plaintext. This plugin instead saves all passwords to the gnome keyring, which some would argue is a more secure form of password storage. After the plugin is enabled, whenever an account with a pidgin-stored password signs on, its password will automatically be saved to the keyring and removed from the plaintext accounts.xml file. A few bugs have been recently fixed. The plugin will no longer prompt the...

Pidgin Plugin: Off-the-Record Messaging

Published › November 2, 2011 // 0 Comments
Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging allows you to have private conversations over instant messaging by providing: Encryption No one else can read your instant messages. Authentication You are assured the correspondent is who you think it is. Deniability The messages you send do not have digital signatures that are checkable by a third party. Anyone can forge messages after a conversation to make them look like they came from you. However,...

Pidgin Plugin: Bot Sentry

Published › November 2, 2011 // 0 Comments
Bot Sentry is a Pidgin (libpurple) plugin to prevent Instant Message (IM) spam. It allows you to ignore IMs unless the sender is in your Buddy List, the sender is in your Allow List, or the sender correctly answers a question you have predefined.

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Pidgin-Privacy-Please Plugin

Published › October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments
  Pidgin privacy please is a pidgin plugin to stop spammers from annoying you. You can block messages from certain users, block messages from people who are not on your contact list, and suppress repeated authorization requests. Optionally, senders of blocked messages can be notified with an auto-reply. Features : Block individual users Auto-reply to blocked messages Block messages from people who are not on your contact list...

Pidgin-Paranoia Plugin

Published › October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments
  Pidgin-Paranoia - The pidgin one-time pad plugin. Pidgin-paranoia is a plug-in for Pidgin (formerly known as Gaim) that provides information-theoretically secure encrypted conversations using one-time pads. Because the plugin uses a one-time pad where the secrect key has the same length as the message and the key is only used once, the encryption is information-theoretically secure. This means that from the encrypted messages the...

Pidgin-Encryption Plugin

Published › October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments
  Pidgin-Encryption transparently encrypts your instant messages with RSA encryption. Easy-to-use, but very secure. Features include Automatically creates a public/private key pair for you upon loading the plugin Automatically transmits your public key to other users. Supports 512 - 4096 bit keys. Saves keys of known users, and warns you if their public key has changed. Embeds all encryption and keys inside HTML, so if the...

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