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I'm currently using mandrake 10.1 and using GAIM and I like GAIM however GAIM does not support file transfers so I would really like to learn how to compile and install AIM for linux or any other program I can get to file transfer over aim. Can anyone recommend any sites that have a tutorial for doing this or maybe even a book to help out a total newb?
If you search google for "aim+linux", one of the first results you'll get is a link to the official aim site for Linux. Follow the instructions on that site. The interface doesn't look very nice though.
Thanks for the help guys. I really wish GAIM supported file transfers but over AIM it doesn't and its nice to have that feature but I guess if the aim is that old then I won't bother with it. If anyone has any other advice I'm still up for it.