Upgrading Gaim In Slackware/KDE
I have a pretty outdated version of Gaim installed on my box, and the file transfer for AIM is buggy. I want to upgrade to the latest version. On the Gaim sourceforge site, the have downloads for the client, but not for my distribution (Slackware 10.1). From what i've read so far, it looks like i'll have to compile the source of the program. How would I go about doing this?
The file extention options available for the source download are:
Which would I download?
I'd also like to install some kind of web media player so that I can view embedded media files on web pages. Are there any you guys reccomend?