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I am running Red Hat 9 with KDE desktop. I am trying to use GAIM as my IM. When I try to logon I get the error "...unable to signon: Protocol not supported." The version of Gaim I am using is 0.59.8. I am tring to login with my MSN messenger account. What do I need to do? And please be specific. I am definitely a newbie but willing to learn.
Originally posted by linuxRunner When I try to logon I get the error "...unable to signon: Protocol not supported." The version of Gaim I am using is 0.59.8. I am tring to login with my MSN messenger account. What do I need to do? And please be specific. I am definitely a newbie but willing to learn.
umm well not to be obvious but you could go to Gaim's website and read the FAQs. They have information on just how to handle your problem.
again, make sure you do -Uvh, not -ivh. The "U" is for updating the program, while the "i" is for installing the program for the first time. Everything I've read about rpm on RedHat tells you to just always use the -Uvh, because it will work every time.