How to install Pidgin on Ubuntu 16

How to install Pidgin on Ubuntu 16

Ubuntu 16

Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once.

  • AIM
  • Bonjour
  • Gadu-Gadu
  • Google Talk
  • Groupwise
  • ICQ
  • IRC
  • MSN
  • MXit
  • SILC
  • SIMPLE
  • Sametime
  • XMPP
  • Yahoo!
  • Zephyr

Step 1: Install Pidgin 2.10

root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install pidgin
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
gstreamer1.0-libav gstreamer1.0-nice i965-va-driver libaacs0 libass5 libavcodec-ffmpeg56 libavfilter-ffmpeg5 libavformat-ffmpeg56 libavresample-ffmpeg2 libavutil-ffmpeg54
libbdplus0 libbluray1 libbs2b0 libcrystalhd3 libfarstream-0.2-5 libflite1 libgme0 libgsm1 libgssdp-1.0-3 libgtkspell0 libgupnp-1.0-4 libgupnp-igd-1.0-4 libmeanwhile1
libmodplug1 libmp3lame0 libnice10 libopencv-core2.4v5 libopencv-imgproc2.4v5 libopenjpeg5 libpostproc-ffmpeg53 libpurple-bin libpurple0 libschroedinger-1.0-0 libshine3
libsnappy1v5 libsodium18 libsoxr0 libssh-gcrypt-4 libswresample-ffmpeg1 libswscale-ffmpeg3 libtbb2 libtwolame0 libva1 libvdpau1 libx264-148 libx265-79 libxvidcore4
libzephyr4 libzmq5 libzvbi-common libzvbi0 mesa-vdpau-drivers pidgin-data pidgin-libnotify va-driver-all vdpau-driver-all vdpau-va-driver
Suggested packages:
libbluray-bdj firmware-crystalhd gnome-panel | kdebase-workspace-bin | docker libfglrx-amdxvba1 libvdpau-va-gl1 nvidia-vdpau-driver nvidia-legacy-340xx-vdpau-driver
The following NEW packages will be installed:
gstreamer1.0-libav gstreamer1.0-nice i965-va-driver libaacs0 libass5 libavcodec-ffmpeg56 libavfilter-ffmpeg5 libavformat-ffmpeg56 libavresample-ffmpeg2 libavutil-ffmpeg54
libbdplus0 libbluray1 libbs2b0 libcrystalhd3 libfarstream-0.2-5 libflite1 libgme0 libgsm1 libgssdp-1.0-3 libgtkspell0 libgupnp-1.0-4 libgupnp-igd-1.0-4 libmeanwhile1
libmodplug1 libmp3lame0 libnice10 libopencv-core2.4v5 libopencv-imgproc2.4v5 libopenjpeg5 libpostproc-ffmpeg53 libpurple-bin libpurple0 libschroedinger-1.0-0 libshine3
libsnappy1v5 libsodium18 libsoxr0 libssh-gcrypt-4 libswresample-ffmpeg1 libswscale-ffmpeg3 libtbb2 libtwolame0 libva1 libvdpau1 libx264-148 libx265-79 libxvidcore4
libzephyr4 libzmq5 libzvbi-common libzvbi0 mesa-vdpau-drivers pidgin pidgin-data pidgin-libnotify va-driver-all vdpau-driver-all vdpau-va-driver
0 upgraded, 58 newly installed, 0 to remove and 293 not upgraded.
Need to get 33.1 MB of archives.
After this operation, 130 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libcrystalhd3 amd64 1:0.0~git20110715.fdd2f19-11build1 [46.1 kB]
Get:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libgsm1 amd64 1.0.13-4 [27.1 kB]
Get:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libgssdp-1.0-3 amd64 0.14.14-1ubuntu1 [28.1 kB]
Get:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libgupnp-1.0-4 amd64 0.20.16-1 [69.7 kB]
Get:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libgupnp-igd-1.0-4 amd64 0.2.4-1 [15.7 kB]
Get:6 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libschroedinger-1.0-0 amd64 1.0.11-2.1build1 [293 kB]
Get:7 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libavutil-ffmpeg54 amd64 7:2.8.6-1ubuntu2 [166 kB]
Get:8 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libmp3lame0 amd64 3.99.5+repack1-9build1 [127 kB]
Get:9 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libopenjpeg5 amd64 1:1.5.2-3.1 [104 kB]
Get:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libshine3 amd64 3.1.0-4 [25.5 kB]
Get:11 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libsnappy1v5 amd64 1.1.3-2 [16.0 kB]
Get:12 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libsoxr0 amd64 0.1.2-1 [70.2 kB]
Get:13 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libswresample-ffmpeg1 amd64 7:2.8.6-1ubuntu2 [51.1 kB]
Get:14 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libtwolame0 amd64 0.3.13-1.2 [49.2 kB]
Get:15 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libva1 amd64 1.7.0-1 [45.4 kB]
Get:16 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libx264-148 amd64 2:0.148.2643+git5c65704-1 [606 kB]
Get:17 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libx265-79 amd64 1.9-3 [965 kB]
Get:18 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libxvidcore4 amd64 2:1.3.4-1 [206 kB]
Get:19 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libzvbi-common all 0.2.35-10 [32.5 kB]
Get:20 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libzvbi0 amd64 0.2.35-10 [235 kB]
Get:21 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libavcodec-ffmpeg56 amd64 7:2.8.6-1ubuntu2 [4,080 kB]
Get:22 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libass5 amd64 0.13.1-1 [82.6 kB]
Get:23 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libbluray1 amd64 1:0.9.2-2 [127 kB]
Get:24 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libgme0 amd64 0.6.0-3 [122 kB]
Get:25 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libmodplug1 amd64 1:0.8.8.5-2 [153 kB]
Get:26 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libssh-gcrypt-4 amd64 0.6.3-4.3 [119 kB]
Get:27 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libavformat-ffmpeg56 amd64 7:2.8.6-1ubuntu2 [805 kB]
Get:28 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libavresample-ffmpeg2 amd64 7:2.8.6-1ubuntu2 [51.9 kB]
Get:29 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libbs2b0 amd64 3.1.0+dfsg-2.2 [10.5 kB]
Get:30 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libflite1 amd64 2.0.0-release-1 [12.8 MB]
Get:31 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libtbb2 amd64 4.4~20151115-0ubuntu3 [111 kB]
Get:32 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libopencv-core2.4v5 amd64 2.4.9.1+dfsg-1.3ubuntu1 [675 kB]
Get:33 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libopencv-imgproc2.4v5 amd64 2.4.9.1+dfsg-1.3ubuntu1 [633 kB]
Get:34 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libpostproc-ffmpeg53 amd64 7:2.8.6-1ubuntu2 [49.0 kB]
Get:35 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libswscale-ffmpeg3 amd64 7:2.8.6-1ubuntu2 [145 kB]
Get:36 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libsodium18 amd64 1.0.8-5 [144 kB]
Get:37 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libzmq5 amd64 4.1.4-7 [149 kB]
Get:38 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libavfilter-ffmpeg5 amd64 7:2.8.6-1ubuntu2 [531 kB]

Step 2: Start Pidgin

pidgin

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