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Old 02-12-2003, 08:45 PM   #1
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I need help to install MSN messenger on linux 8.0


Hey guys, I am a complete newbie at this. I thought it would be cool to try linux. I am good on all windows OS's. So here i am now have linux. I got gaim, which is cool, i now would like to know how to install MSN MESSENGER. I downloaded a couple msn files or something and cant get them to run. So if u could assist thatwould be great.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 08:48 PM   #2
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I am on Redhat LINUX 8.0. i forgot to mention that. my aim is "GURU SKILLS", and if i could get a couple LINUX to answer my calls for help tht would be great cuz i would like to learn alot about it as soon and as much i can as possible. that sentence dont make sence haha thanks guyz
Luke

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Old 02-12-2003, 09:02 PM   #3
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You can use gaim to chat and use msn messenger services. Just install the msn plugin from the plugin option and setup your account, its that easy.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 09:04 PM   #4
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ok i am gonna try that, if your a wizz, maybe u can add me on GAIM, i would like to talk to u and ask a bunch of questions if ur on it, thanks man

luke
 
Old 02-12-2003, 10:26 PM   #5
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ok i am gonna try that, if your a wizz, maybe u can add me on GAIM, i would like to talk to u and ask a bunch of questions if ur on it, thanks man

luke
Ah your better off asking here, as most of the time there are always members browsing answering the questions on the forums. Plus by asking here your helping others that might have similiar problems, cause if you ask and it gets answered, its just adding to the information for others to search and find. But gaim should work for you, I like it better than the actual msn client as you can have multiple clients going, supports, AIM, Yahoo, MSN, ICQ and many others..
 
Old 02-12-2003, 11:08 PM   #6
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Re: I need help to install MSN messenger on linux 8.0

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Hey guys, I am a complete newbie at this. I thought it would be cool to try linux. I am good on all windows OS's. So here i am now have linux. I got gaim, which is cool, i now would like to know how to install MSN MESSENGER. I downloaded a couple msn files or something and cant get them to run. So if u could assist thatwould be great.
Everybuddy allows file transer between users.

Why not try that as well as Gaim? But if d/l files from buddies is what you're after, Everybuddy's the messenger for you.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 11:15 PM   #7
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Everybuddy allows file transer between users.

Why not try that as well as Gaim? But if d/l files from buddies is what you're after, Everybuddy's the messenger for you.
Not to start any wars on IM programs but everybuddy in my opinion is one of the worst programs I have ever installed and used. It was quickly off my machine before a starved monkey could snatch a banana from my hand.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 11:18 PM   #8
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Not to start any wars on IM programs but everybuddy in my opinion is one of the worst programs I have ever installed and used. It was quickly off my machine before a starved monkey could snatch a banana from my hand.
I strongly dislike it myself, since I can't read the fonts. But you can transfer files with it, which is why I suggested it. I think it's the only one that can.
 
Old 02-13-2003, 03:41 AM   #9
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I have no idea what's wrong with my apt but I'm unable to get amsn and licq so I'm stuck with gaim, (only because my mate said amsn is great for msn). Gaim is very confusing sometimes, it really is. But then again, so is msmsn.
 
  


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