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Old 04-23-2005, 02:16 PM   #1
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Gaim + Firefox + protocol links


I'm wondering how to enable Firefox to open an IM window when I click on those nifty IM icons. Currently, when I click on one of those links, it launches a new instance of Gaim instead of an indivdual IM window to the user in question.

This is my current config of user.js:
Code:
user_pref("network.protocol-handler.app.xmpp", "/usr/bin/gaim"); 
user_pref("network.protocol-handler.app.aim", "/usr/bin/gaim");
Any ideas?

Thanks

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Old 04-23-2005, 02:26 PM   #2
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type this command
which aim (replace aim with whatever you type to fire up IM)

and you'll see the path for IM

close all firefox windows, and edit your user.js file.

replace those second arguments (that point to gaim) with the path for IM.
 
Old 04-23-2005, 02:36 PM   #3
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huh? he knows where gaim is... i don't see how that will help him.


I believe you'd benefit from looking at gaim-remote-uri which would give functionality to load the links into existing gaim instances. I think.
 
Old 04-23-2005, 05:19 PM   #4
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huh? he knows where gaim is... i don't see how that will help him.


I believe you'd benefit from looking at gaim-remote-uri which would give functionality to load the links into existing gaim instances. I think.
I looked into that already on gaim's website. It doesn't work. When I used the gaim-remote uri %s in user.js, I get the error of "aim is not a registered protocol"

So, I'm baffled.
 
Old 04-23-2005, 07:14 PM   #5
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sorry, i read your post as wanting AIM, not IM ...

does a message window open when you enter a uri to gaim-remote from the command line?
 
  


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