pidgin-encryption - pidgin plugin that provides transparent encryption

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name pidgin-encryption
Package version 3.1
Package release 1.1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 323 B
Download size 105.99 KB
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Provides transparent encryption to all protocols supported by Pidgin.
Can be activated on a per user basis or even automatically detected.
Uses a private/public key system based on Mozilla's NSS.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pidgin-encryption_3.1-1.1_amd64.deb 3.1 amd64 Debian Main
pidgin-encryption - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libnspr4 >= 2:4.9-2~
libnspr4-0d >=
libnss3 >= 2:3.13.4-2~
libnss3-1d >= 3.12.0~beta2
pidgin << 3.0
pidgin >= 2.10


Type URL
Binary Package pidgin-encryption_3.1-1.1_i386.deb
Source Package pidgin-encryption

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pidgin-encryption deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pidgin-encryption




2014-12-25 - Balint Reczey <>
pidgin-encryption (3.1-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Default to 4096 bits when creating new keys (Closes: #766700)
* Pass hardening flags to configure
2010-05-02 - Leo Costela <>
pidgin-encryption (3.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream release
- Fix for crash on exit (closes: #550476)
* debian/patches:
- drop log_crash.patch (added upstream)
- add libnss.patch (closes: #564712)
* debian/control: bump policy to 3.8.4 (no changes)
2010-01-12 - Leo Costela <>
pidgin-encryption (3.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches: drop patch to fix scrambled header. It was clearly
not meant to interoperate with other versions and shouldn't have
been included in the first place. (closes: #564770)
2009-12-23 - Leo Costela <>
pidgin-encryption (3.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: policy 3.8.3 (no changes)
* convert to 3.0 (quilt)
* debian/{compat,control}: bump to dh 7
* debian/patches: add patch to fix scrambled header 
(closes: #557581) (thanks Rafi Rubin)
* debian/rules: replace dh_clean -k with dh_prep
2009-05-10 - Leo Costela <>
pidgin-encryption (3.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: policy 3.8.1 (no changes)
* debian/{control,rules}: add quilt support
* debian/patches: add log_crash.patch (closes: #525501)
2007-12-23 - Leo Costela <>
pidgin-encryption (3.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium (FTBFS)
* debian/watch: added
* debian/control: policy 3.7.3 (no changes)
* debian/rules: remove non-needed configure options, pkg-config should 
handle them correctly (closes: #456831)
2007-09-09 - Leo Costela <>
pidgin-encryption (3.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: 
- updated URL
- add Homepage field
- add Enhances field
* debian/copyright: update software name
* debian/rules: updated to account for removal of gtklog.patch
2007-05-12 - Leo Costela <>
pidgin-encryption (3.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Fixed ICQ key-negotiation hangs (closes: #407071)
- Fixed memory leaks (closes: #387807, #387810, #387816)
- Segfault for those who used gaim-encryption 3.0-beta7 with gaim
2.0-beta6 no longer a problem (actually fixed in the never-packaged
3.0-beta8) (closes: #410764, #413643)
* debian/rules, debian/control: renamed pidgin-plugin, following gaim's
renaming, scheme
* removed no longer needed patch gtklog.patch
2006-11-16 - Leo Costela <>
gaim-encryption (3.0~beta7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2006-10-25 - Leo Costela <>
gaim-encryption (3.0~beta6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* new upstream release  (closes: #394298, #394637, #394760)
* debian/rules,debian/patches/gtklog.patch: compensate for gaim's Debian-only patch
* urgency medium because it's RC

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