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Hi all, thanks for letting me join the group. I am brand new to linux, have never used it in my life. I am taking classes at ITT Tech on linux. I am attempting to install yahoo messenger. It gives me a couple of different instructions on saving a file to my desktop..etc...I have no idea how to do any of this. I installed what I thought was messenger, and now whenever i do anything, it says already installed. I can get the log in screen through "internet" - IM's under applications settings, but it wont' log in. Any help? Thanks in advance
Hi, I am running Fedora. I installed it by going to yahoo.com, messenger, and saving RedHat 8 to my desktop..it shows a log in screen, but will not connect, it says messenger will not connect, try back later. When I run it on windows, it works fine. Also, a question was posed if I have tried GAIM?..sorry, but I have no idea what this is.
gaim is another all-in-one program that covers things like aim, ymessenger and msn, and is probably already installed with fedora. i'm not that familiar with fedora, but if you're using the kde desktop, you can prolly find it under menu>internet>chat? maybe. or you can open the "run" command and type gaim and it should start up for you.
Hi again, please accept my apologies for not replying sooner. I can only access linux on Friday evenings, so I'm on once a week. I accessed GAIM, go to my yahoo account, and when I sign on, it times out, yet I know it's not a yahoo error because I can access it through windows...help please.
I downloaded the link, I got a message that it is already installed. I get to the log in screen, and it doesn't connect, the log in screen turns gray and nothing happens. What am I doing wrong...aaaieeeeee.....linux is fun...my only experience, and that has been for the past few years, has been with windows.