Install Pidgin 2.10.9 In Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Elemetary OS via PPA

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Pidgin is a chat program which lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on MSN, talking to a friend on Google Talk, and sitting in a Yahoo chat room all at the same time.

The latest version is 2.10.9 which come with fixed problems logging into some servers including jabber.org and chat.facebook.com. (View changelog)

Pidgin2_10_9

Installing Pidgin 2.10.9 In Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Elemetary OS via PPA

Open Terminal and Run the commands below to add PPA to your system to install Pidgin:

$ sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:pidgin-developers/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install pidgin

Enjoy.