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Show Nickname in Grouping Chat Window of Pidgin with Msn Messenger

From here and here.

Install “msn-pecan”:

sudo apt-get install msn-pecan

In Pidgin, create your msn account by selecting the “WLM” protocol instead of the “MSN” one, to replace your existing msn account in Pidgin, then log in with the new account;

Now when you do the grouping chat, the nickname of each user will be displayed.