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Old 09-15-2004, 04:24 PM   #1
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alternative to msn messenger


Hey

I want to be able to talk my family and friends who use msn messenger, so I wanted to know whether there's a windows emulator that will run it - I've already tried wine, it doesn't work - or an im program that will work with messenger.
Thanks
 
Old 09-15-2004, 04:27 PM   #2
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Dont use msn instead use gaim. u can download it from sourceforge.net but the only problem with it is it doesn't allow u to use audio or webcam as far as i know
 
Old 09-15-2004, 04:32 PM   #3
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aMSN would probably be easier than gaim if they're windows users. IMO it looks better and is much closer to microsoft msn client.
 
Old 09-15-2004, 04:44 PM   #4
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I have a related question. I have been looking everywhere to find a program that can get me to use audio and webcam with other windows msn messenger users but can not find one. I really need this to talk to my gf online, anybody have a solution for this?
 
Old 09-15-2004, 04:49 PM   #5
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Currently webcam/voice support is in development for Linux clients, should come out soon....
 
Old 09-15-2004, 04:58 PM   #6
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Lightbulb gaim-vv

Hi

Try this one:

gaim-vv.sourceforge.net








If you think it helps you... just press the affero button. thanx.
 
Old 09-15-2004, 05:29 PM   #7
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Thanks guys!
I tried gaim and its working great!
 
  


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