no more icq?

David Jansen jansen at
Tue Jul 1 20:47:42 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 10:19:03AM -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> David Jansen wrote:
>> Today pidgin gave me an error when trying to connect to icq:
>>   The client version you are using is too old.   Please upgrade at 
>> I'm running Fedora 9 fully updated, pidgin 2.4.2-1.fc9 
>> Searching for this message, it seems it's not just Fedora and not just
>> pidgin, but most/all Linux icq clients.
>> E.g
>> Does anyone know more of this issue? I guess I'll have to do without icq
>> for a while then....
> I've reported it to both Pidgin and KDE (kopete).  They're all VERY
> aware of it (kopete has at least 220 reports of it).
> BTW, KDE does claim that the KDE4 version of Kopete works correctly.
> I can't confirm as I don't run F9/KDE4 (and won't until F9 gets a bit
> more stable).

Thanks for that information. Kopete from KDE 4.0 indeed works!


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