Pidgin/Kopete problems with ICQ

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Tue Jul 1 22:15:46 UTC 2008

Rick Stevens <ricks <at>> writes:
> The ICQ servers seem to be blocking ICQ accounts using Pidgin or Kopete,
> claiming that their protocol is "too old".  I've not yet squawked this
> to the Pidgin or Kopete people.  It surely is annoying.

Kopete update for Fedora 8 here:

The Fedora 9 version of Kopete (4.0.5) already uses a version number accepted 
by the ICQ server, so it doesn't need any update.

        Kevin Kofler

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