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Old 08-15-2003, 04:09 PM   #16
hornokplease
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I tried to install amsn since i could not get gaim to work behind the http proxy. I followed instructions on easylinuxguide.com. Tk installed but doesn't show with rpm -qa | grep tk.
I downloaded multiple versions of the rpm and gz files of amsn. ( I can't understand where to download the source)
gzip: amsn-0_81.tar.gz: not in gzip format
is the error returned by gzip. tar -xvzf doesn't work either.
I also tried the cvs versions.
 
Old 09-06-2003, 01:18 PM   #17
etc
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Hi all

I tried configuring Gaim as mentioned ofr Yahoo. But am getting an error msg: Signon Error: name123 wasunable to sign on: Unable to connect. Am behind a firewall and using a proxy if thatz to do something. Thanks for the help.
 
Old 09-08-2003, 04:26 AM   #18
AZ_Rider
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Just an FYI

You might already know this, but the version of GAIM that ships with Red Hat 9 is old and the current version (as of right now 0.68) is a LOT nicer. You can download an RPM from the GAIM home page (http://gaim.sourceforge.net/) and upgrade to that (rpm -Uvh gaim-0.68-1rh9.i386.rpm). It still doesn't support file transfer in Yahoo or MSN and AIM file transfers are hit or miss, but as a messenger it's very nice.

-Rob
 
Old 09-13-2003, 10:35 AM   #19
bimal
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Hi,
You can configure YahooMessenger onf RH9. For that do the following:

Dowload and install the messenger for RH8 (from http://messenger.yahoo.com/download/unix.html#redhat)
with --nodeps option

Then login as root and do the following
# ln -s /lib/libcrypto.so.4 /lib/libcrypto.so.2
(Its a bad idea. Dont do that. But it will work for u.)
the start your yahoo messenger
Happy chat!!
Bimal
bimal_linux@yahoo.com
 
Old 09-18-2003, 09:30 PM   #20
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Yahoo messenger

If you load the Open SSL Toolkit which contains libcrypto.so.2, you can just install Yahoo messenger for Red Hat 8 on Red Hat 9 normally.

Not sure why you'd want to though, IMHO, GAIM is a lot better.... The real Yahoo makes more sense over 3rd party clients in Windows where it supports webcams, file transfers, etc, but the Linux one is so bare anyway....

-Rob
 
Old 09-30-2003, 10:47 AM   #21
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hi grp,
i got redhat 9.. and have tried versions of gaim from 5.8 to 7.0
upgraded, downgraded,... but my yahoo account is not getting connected to.. i tried reinstalling openssl package as suggested by linux_pioneer but i get an error saying theres a conflict with currently installed openssl. ymessenger for linux that i tried installing , hangs once my connected screen is displayed..

whts happening?

any clue?
thanks in advance
 
  


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