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Old 08-04-2004, 03:56 PM   #1
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Yahoo messenger problem


Hello everyone...

I downloaded and installed yahoo messenger form yahoo.com and as soon as i install it get to see the yahoo messenger window. But once i close it logout and login again and try to execute yahoo messenger i dont see the messenger window at all. ne Pros out here help please..
 
Old 08-04-2004, 07:08 PM   #2
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┐? try "ymessenger" at the command prompt, it should work fine, are you trying to execute it from an ymessenger icon? check if it is actually executing yahoo messenger, (right click --> properties--> Aplication check where it says command, it should say something like this: /usr/bin/ymessenger
or wherever you installed it
if it is still doesn┤t working, uninstall yahoo messenger, and install it again
 
Old 08-05-2004, 02:10 AM   #3
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No use........

hi buddy
I did try reinstalling it.. and i did execute the /usr/bin/ymessenger itself.. but it still dint work..

regds
Pavan (pony85)
 
Old 08-05-2004, 02:12 AM   #4
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Segmentation fault

When i tried typing ymessenger at the command prompt it says segmentation fault. Could someone let me know how i can correct this.??
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Old 08-20-2004, 04:31 PM   #5
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Try deleting the ~/.ymessenger/preferences file and restart ymessenger. It'll ask you to configure it again and you should be off to the races.
 
Old 08-22-2004, 05:39 AM   #6
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hi
these problems will go on with yahoo messenger
use
gaim or kopete
get the latest gaim from

www.sourceforge.net

regards
gaurav
 
Old 08-22-2004, 05:47 AM   #7
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Agree with using Gaim, but - did you delete the entire installation before you made the new one? Otherwise, the old settings would still be hanging around.
 
Old 08-22-2004, 09:01 AM   #8
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hi
yes
u need uninstall the yahoo messenger rpm then delete the settings which are in the home directory by the name (.yahoo ....)

that should work for u

regards
gaurav
 
Old 08-22-2004, 03:56 PM   #9
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...and let us know if you found a solution. There is precious little out there on the net about how to correct these problems. One more "I fixed it", especially on LQ (which Google combs every few minutes, it seems) would be a good thing.
 
Old 10-11-2004, 09:09 PM   #10
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In the configuration where it asks whether you want to add shortcuts to Gnome and KDE, I unchecked all four boxes and that got rid of the "Segmentaion Fault" error. You can always add these shortcuts manually later.
 
  


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