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Old 11-30-2003, 12:44 PM   #1
KnowNothing
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AIM for linux


Does anyone know of a better version of aol instant messenger for linux than the official one from aol, it doesn't have all the features of the windows AIM and nowhere near as nice as deadAIM which is what I was using before switching to linux.
 
Old 11-30-2003, 12:57 PM   #2
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try this, i use it and its great:
http://gaim.sourceforge.net
the Gnome AOL Instant Messanger. i use kde, but it works fine for me.
 
Old 11-30-2003, 12:58 PM   #3
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hmm, try either naim or gaim....
naim can be found here:
http://site.n.ml.org/info/naim/
gaim can be found here:
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 11-30-2003, 01:46 PM   #4
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I installed naim and when I go to run it it just lags for a few seconds and nothing happens.
 
Old 11-30-2003, 02:35 PM   #5
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Why not try gaim?
 
Old 11-30-2003, 02:41 PM   #6
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I looked at the screen shots, it didn't look any better than AIM, but if you says its better I'll give it a try.
 
Old 11-30-2003, 03:37 PM   #7
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Gaim is a lot nicer than AIM

thanks
 
Old 11-30-2003, 08:43 PM   #8
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Plus gaim will also do the other IM protocols too.
 
Old 11-30-2003, 09:18 PM   #9
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i think i should make my own instant messenger then make it open source.

i can write something up in 10 minutes


then ill convert windows to linux and make it open source.


by the way, does anyone know what happen to kazaa lite?
 
Old 12-01-2003, 01:24 AM   #10
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what the fuck?
 
Old 12-01-2003, 10:14 AM   #11
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Seeking Kazza Lite...

Instructions to Fine Kazaa Lite.

Use KaZaA non lite to download it.

or go to www.google.com (please note needs to be google, yahoo and others don't give same search results)

type KaZaA Lite (just as it is their)

do down the list looking at the website URLS. When you see one that has a.tk ending, click that. It will be the first one on the list. Go to that site, and click download in the left hand coloum. Click what version you want, and wala install. Also try LimeWire (google for it / maybe limewire.org) There are linux and windwos versions, and I find it works better.
 
  


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