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Old 10-07-2004, 10:48 AM   #1
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gaim + MSN problems


Currently my comp is running Debian and I have just installed gaim but I have been unable to find the MSN plugin.

How do I get Linux to work on MSN Messenger?
 
Old 10-07-2004, 10:58 AM   #2
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Never heard of MSN Plugin...Gaim just works with MSN. Do you get any error?
 
Old 10-07-2004, 11:04 AM   #3
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What version of gaim are you running? Help -> About
 
Old 10-07-2004, 11:13 AM   #4
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It is now telling me that it cannot connect. I think it probably is a problem with the proxy server.
 
Old 10-07-2004, 11:18 AM   #5
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Have microsoft changed the MSN protocals? The version of gaim I am running is: 0.58

If there is a later one how can I get apt-get to retrieve it, if so how?
 
Old 10-07-2004, 01:52 PM   #6
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I think the latest version is 0.82. I run GAIM every day so I dont think MS changed protocols on it. If you are using a proxy...that might be the problem. apt-get should upgrade gaim to latest version...if not then you may try gaim's website on sourceforge (I believe)...

Tux,
 
Old 10-11-2004, 12:32 PM   #7
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the latest version of gaim is 1.0.0 you're probably running debian stable, if you want to take some chances switch your /etc/apt/sources.list from stable to testing or even unstable, and run apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade.

enjoy
 
Old 10-11-2004, 12:39 PM   #8
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Yeah latest version of GAIM is 1.0....I haven't had any luck with MSN today...just not connecting for some reason. Not sure what's up.
 
Old 10-11-2004, 12:45 PM   #9
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i've had problems connecting to msn with both gaim 1.0.0 and amsn the last couple of days...it seems it's on thier end...
 
Old 10-11-2004, 01:12 PM   #10
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Somebody on another forum I visit found some m$ site telling that the msn servers were unstable or not responding today.
 
Old 10-11-2004, 02:55 PM   #11
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MSN is currently down across the board, don't worry.
 
  


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