Pidgin is a chat program tool that is used for chatting on multiple chat networks. It means at the same time you can with your friends on MSN, Yahoo or GMAIL. it Supports chat networks like AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, Novell GroupWise Messenger, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, MXit, and Zephyr.

Step by Step installation of Pidgin Chat Messenger

Open your Ubuntu Software Center as shown in the below image or follow the path: Go to Applications —> Ubuntu Software Center.

How to install Pidgin Internet Messenger on Ubuntu

In the search box, Just type the word “pidgin” as shown below image without double-quotes.

pidgin chat messenger installation

Now click on install button, you will get a password prompt & type your user password for installation confirmation.

After installation to run pidgin chat messenger: Go to Applications –> Internet –> pidgin.

Click on pidgin, Configure pidgin, and start a chat with your friends over the Internet.