MSN Chat Nickname is mail address instead of nick

Asked by Jacques Stadler

Binary package hint: pidgin

When I enter Chatroom in MSN, my name is always shown as the E-Mail address I used to sign in, instead of the Nickname I use for MSN.
This looks crapy.

Using Ubuntu 8.04 Release: 8.04

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Jun 9 12:23:03 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/pidgin
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: pidgin 1:2.4.1-1ubuntu2
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=de_CH.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: pidgin
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-18-generic i686

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Jacques Stadler (jacques-stadler) said :
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Marlon Cisternas Milla (mcisternas-deactivatedaccount) said :
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Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs .

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David BalaĹžic (xerces8) said :
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This is a known issue with Pidgin.
Look around on their home page for status of it.
http://pidgin.im/

The exact issue is tracked at http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/3664

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