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Old 07-21-2004, 01:08 AM   #1
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Changing buddy icon in GAIM


The only way I know how is to boot into Windows and set it up under AIM. I can't find any option for changing it under GAIM, and I have searched quite a bit. Is there some kind of plugin that'll do this?
 
Old 07-21-2004, 02:07 AM   #2
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Get the latest version (0.80 or 0.79) and in the account setup window, edit ur accout and choose the pic u want!!
 
Old 07-21-2004, 05:29 PM   #3
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Hey,
I recently had the same problem, but was able to figure it out by looking around long enough.

Another problem I still can't solve is how to change my nickname, or alias for MSN and ICQ. I can change it in the same place I change my buddy icon, but only I can see the change. For example, I can set my name on my Windows version of MSN, but when I try to change it on gaim, all my contacts say it hasn't changed.

Is there something I'm missing? Thanks in advance for any help.
 
Old 07-21-2004, 08:50 PM   #4
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dubya, did u try changing nick/alias in ymessenger and amsn ?
 
Old 07-22-2004, 05:12 PM   #5
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Well, I think that would work, but is there no way in gaim?
 
Old 07-28-2004, 08:08 AM   #6
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Changing buddy icon in GAIM

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Originally posted by dubya
Well, I think that would work, but is there no way in gaim?
Yes there is: Tools > Account Actions > Set Friendly Name

/\/UNOF
 
Old 07-28-2004, 05:47 PM   #7
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Solid. Thanks so much. I don't see the point of the other way then.
 
  


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