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Old 10-09-2003, 09:16 AM   #1
lmanwarren
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Kopete


I installed kopete and set it up to chat with dad on msn and hey it works great.Only problem I have is when dad sends me message the type is so small I have to strain to see it.Changing font size only does what I type not his.Also went in to the control panel and loaded window fonts thinking maybe that was the prob but that didn't help.Anyone else ever had this prob or know of a fix.Thank You
 
Old 10-09-2003, 09:22 AM   #2
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If you only need MSN connectivity, you could try aMSN available here this looks and works exactly like the MS version.

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Old 10-09-2003, 09:48 AM   #3
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Ok downloaded it and can see all the files but new to this so like what do i have to do to set it up to actually run it.I looked at the faq but new newbie here but know more today then yesterday.also how do you turn off the screensaver in mandrake 9.1 and or change it.how good is the built in firewall in mandrake and also for linux what is a good virus package.
 
Old 10-09-2003, 10:13 AM   #4
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Ok downloaded it and can see all the files but new to this so like what do i have to do to set it up to actually run it.
Just unpack it to your home directory ( i.e. /home/<username>/msn , change to that directory and run ./amsn. That's it. You can also make a menu entry to do this as well.
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I looked at the faq but new newbie here but know more today then yesterday.also how do you turn off the screensaver in mandrake 9.1 and or change it
Right click on the desktop, and choose Configure Desktop. The screensaver and wallpaper options are there.
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how good is the built in firewall in mandrake and also for linux what is a good virus package.
I use Guarddog for my firewall. It's availabe here. Just make sure you read the help file in full. It provides a tutorial for getting a firewall up and running. After you do get it running, check it out at the Shields-Up link at http://www.grc.com. As for an anti-virus package, you can try f-prot. Try googling for it.

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Old 10-09-2003, 08:32 PM   #5
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Ok did what you said with amsn but when I run the ./amsn command it comes up error unknown host i'll keep trying
 
  


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