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Old 12-15-2004, 05:22 PM   #1
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messengers not working


A few days ago all of my messenger clients, both gaim and kopete, stopped working. Gaim starts, but never connects to any of the accounts. Kopete freezes up when I try to connect. Since it started, I have both reinstalled gaim and installed the unix version of yahoo messenger, and both of these programs continue to not connect. All other aspects of the internet are working perfectly. I am just looking for suggestions on what the problem might be. Since they are all not working, I realize it's prolly not a problem with any of the programs, but I just don't know where to look next...
Any input is welcome.

Thanks!
 
Old 12-15-2004, 05:44 PM   #2
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Dude, you didn't provide any kind nformation whatsoever so that someone can help
you. At least say which distro you are using????
 
Old 12-15-2004, 05:49 PM   #3
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I am on MEPIS. I am on the dorm network. Other than that, I don't know what else to tell you. I didn't do anything I can think of that would cause it, I wouldn't be surprised if I did something on accident but I can't think what it would be.
 
Old 12-15-2004, 07:39 PM   #4
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Do you get any error messages when you start them from a console?
 
Old 12-15-2004, 08:48 PM   #5
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I do not get any errors.
 
Old 12-16-2004, 08:07 AM   #6
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You say your in a dorm network? Could it be possible that the network technicians changed something to block that kind of traffic? Have you now got to go though a proxy to get on the internet?

Apart from that I have run out of ideas.
 
Old 12-19-2004, 07:37 AM   #7
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i have the same problem, i connect through a proxy can anyone explain to us how to configure the network section in gaim
 
  


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