The eco-system around Pidgin is fantastic, below is yet another cool plug-in tip for it.
Pidgin-Twitter plug-in works with Linux and Windows for you to get back into posting to and receiving notes from Twitter (also works well with Identi.ca too!). Steps to get it working:
- download and install the plug-in the plug-in;
- go to Pidgin menu under Tools > Plug-ins you’ll find Pidgin-Twitter to activate and configure;
- place your username / password and define a couple of other options (such as show users’ avatars)
- Add a buddy to your GTalk account called [email protected] and choose to display it even when it is offline.
You’re good to go! Open the chat window for the buddy you just created and instantly it’ll display your messages.