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Old 08-15-2006, 07:01 AM   #1
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yahoo messenger on linux issues

hi people. i managed to get yahoo msgr(downloaded from yahoo's website) running fine on my slackware 10.2 but cant seems to get the msgr into systray. is there any plugins for it?
Old 08-15-2006, 02:44 PM   #2
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The Yahoo messenger from the Yahoo site is really old, ugly and doesn't have many new features. Why not use something like kopete or gaim?

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Old 08-16-2006, 12:42 AM   #3
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As far as I know, Gyach is the most functional(unless this changed...) yahoo client for Linux:

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Old 09-11-2006, 10:19 AM   #4
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I know it's kind of pointless but what the hell...Click bleow to moan about Yahoo messengers lack of updates.

Had about 928 sigs so not exactly a big issue.


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