Monospaced fonts in pidgin

Monospaced fonts in pidgin? Easy! Drop these lines in your $HOME/.gtkrc-2.0 file.

style "imhtml-fix"
{
    font_name = "Monospace 8"
}

# Conversation entry box--where you type.
widget "*pidgin_conv_entry" style "imhtml-fix"

# Conversation history pane--where you read the conversation.
widget "*pidgin_conv_imhtml" style "imhtml-fix"

# Log viewer--where you read stored logs
widget "*pidgin_log_imhtml" style "imhtml-fix"

# formatting-capable entry areas (IMHtml widgets) in request dialogs
widget "*pidgin_request_imhtml" style "imhtml-fix"

# formatting-capable notification areas in dialogs (again, IMHtml widgets)
widget "*pidgin_notify_imhtml" style "imhtml-fix"

And don’t forget to disable font styles for incoming messages (Tools->Preferences, checkbox “Show formatting for incoming messages”).