pidgin install and update pidgin messenger on ubuntu interpid

Fresh pidgin Installation
 sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pidgin

Earlier versions of pidgin has problem in connecting yahoo messenger which is solved in newer versions.
In order to update old version of pidgin, simply follow instructions written below and you are done.
New version provides video and voice chat, also buddy icon improvements are added.

Add GPG key
 sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys A1F196A8

Goto System > Administration > Software Sources and select Third-Party Software tab and click ADD. And Simply Copy-Paste the following Repo

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/pidgin-developers/ppa/ubuntu intrepid main 
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/pidgin-developers/ppa/ubuntu intrepid main
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