Package Info


"Off The Record" end-to-end encryption plugin for Pidgin

Productivity/Networking/Instant Messenger

This is a Pidgin plugin which implements Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging. OTR allows you to have private conversations over IM by providing:

  • Encryption.
  • No one else can read your instant messages.
  • Authentication.
  • You are assured the correspondent is who you think it is.
  • Deniability.
  • The messages you send do not have digital signatures that are checkable by a third party. Anyone can forge messages after a conversation to make them look like they came from you. However, during a conversation, your correspondent is assured the messages he sees are authentic and unmodified.
  • Perfect forward secrecy.
  • If you lose control of your private keys, no previous conversation is compromised.

License: GPL-2.0+



Package Version Update ID Released Package Hub Version Platforms Subpackages
4.0.2-bp152.2.3 info GA Release 2020-06-23 15 SP2
  • AArch64
  • ppc64le
  • s390x
  • pidgin-plugin-otr
  • pidgin-plugin-otr-lang