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Old 03-18-2002, 10:24 AM   #1
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Angry msn messenger


I am wonderding if anyone has or knows of an msn messenger clone that works with the Redhat Linux 7.2 distribution. Yes I know it is microsoft but they use it at the office. I am trying very hard to be none microsoft dependent but some stuff I gotta have so I can eat. If anyone has any ideas please share.

Jerry
 
Old 03-18-2002, 10:46 AM   #2
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yeah they do have a msn messenger program that runs on linux. It will work with AOL IM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo, and I think a few others. Its called Everybuddy.
You can get it here:
everybuddy.com



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Old 03-18-2002, 10:47 AM   #3
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god no, everybuddy is utter pants. use gaim http://gaim.sf.net VASTLY better than everybuddy. incidentally you could have VERY easily found answers to your question by searching first.
 
Old 03-18-2002, 11:17 AM   #4
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Thanks for your help. I will try the suggested items. Forgive me I am a newbie from the Windows world. Searching for valid suggestions for Windows never worked I will try it with Linux. Old habits like rebooting are hard to break.

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Old 03-18-2002, 11:26 AM   #5
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I tried everybuddy and for the life of me never could get msn to work on it.. gaim is better choice.
or you can use LMME, great command line msn messenger engine...

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Old 03-18-2002, 11:29 AM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by trickykid
I tried everybuddy and for the life of me never could get msn to work on it.. gaim is better choice.
or you can use LMME, great command line msn messenger engine...

-trickykid
not according to the author...
 
Old 03-18-2002, 12:04 PM   #7
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"yeah they do have a msn messenger program that runs on linux. It will work with AOL IM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo, and I think a few others. Its called Everybuddy.
You can get it here:
everybuddy.com"

Glad you posted cause I couldnt rember what the name of this program was call.
 
Old 03-18-2002, 12:22 PM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by hanzerik
"yeah they do have a msn messenger program that runs on linux. It will work with AOL IM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo, and I think a few others. Its called Everybuddy.
You can get it here:
everybuddy.com"

Glad you posted cause I couldnt rember what the name of this program was call.
but it's NOT good!!!! no one ever listens to me!
 
Old 03-18-2002, 12:23 PM   #9
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Acid,

I heard about it on techtv, you saying they would lie? LOL
 
Old 03-18-2002, 12:34 PM   #10
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i have never tried it, i have only heard about it, don't take my word about if its good or not, cuz i really haven't had time to try it. But i am gonna check out gaim though.
 
Old 03-18-2002, 06:12 PM   #11
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some clients:

Kmerlin
CCmsn
Gaim
Everybuddy
Gabber

they all work with the MSN protocol
 
Old 03-18-2002, 07:41 PM   #12
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what is the MSN protocol, I'm having trouble setting up my Gaim
 
Old 03-18-2002, 08:52 PM   #13
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gaim: 9898
ymessenger: 5050
MSN: 1863

All tcp/ip

http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~rakerman/port-table.html
 
Old 03-18-2002, 08:52 PM   #14
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hmmmm

I thought gaim came with Redhat distributions 7.0+ by default
it's under internet in your gnome menu, :P
 
Old 03-19-2002, 12:31 AM   #15
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Quote:
Originally posted by acid_kewpie
but it's NOT good!!!! no one ever listens to me!
awww... poor kewpie *hug*

i have to agree with my poor dejected fellow mod on this one - gaim is the easiest and best chat client i've used.
 
  


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