15 April 2012 02:38
Download the precompiled binary archive (see the file section above). Extract this archive in your current directory, it contains several directories with the precompiled shared library for different platforms. Select the appropriate pbar.so file and copy it to ~/.purple/plugins. On windows, however, the file would be pbar.dll and the plugins directory should be C:\Program Files\Pidgin\plugins.
15 April 2012 02:51
15 April 2012 03:19
The PBar plugin allows you to change your global buddy icon. As with the default Pidgin's statusbox you can click the image and select an icon from there. The icon will take effect for all accounts you have configured in Pidgin.
15 April 2012 03:33
One can find the configuration dialog through the pidgin's plugins list (Tools > Plugins). Many options can be configured through this dialog.
Nickname and personal message markups¶
Nickname and personal message markups allows configuration of pango text markup used for displaying nickname and personal message when hovered and unhovered. It contains embedded format tags that are substituted with the nickname or personal message :