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Old 08-18-2004, 04:22 PM   #1
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MSN Messenger on Mandrake Linux??


Hello -

I want to dump Windows and I now since I have Linux installed, I only use Window$ for MSN Messenger.

I read under the specs about something compatible with MSN Messenger but I forgot.

Im running MDK 9.1. Is there way to install it on Linux??
 
Old 08-18-2004, 04:27 PM   #2
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Use a native client, like Kopete, Gaim, aMSN...
 
Old 08-18-2004, 04:31 PM   #3
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Kopete works fine with MSN Messenger
 
Old 08-18-2004, 04:54 PM   #4
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gaim is working fine too....no probs with msn
 
Old 08-18-2004, 06:00 PM   #5
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if you use KDE. then you probably already have koppete installed (its part of KDEnetwork)
 
Old 08-18-2004, 06:43 PM   #6
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where could i locate it in KDE 3.1???

thanks alot
 
Old 08-18-2004, 07:12 PM   #7
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Just try the command kopete in the Konsole, but iirc it's not installed be default, so fire up the Mandrake Control Center and use RPMDrake to locate the package and install it.
 
Old 08-18-2004, 09:37 PM   #8
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aMSN is a pretty good MSN clone, I use it and love it .

http://amsn.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 08-18-2004, 09:49 PM   #9
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If you want all the features, try Mercury(dMSN).
http://www.mercury.to/

Ps: Since it's written in Java, it's slow on old systems.
 
  


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