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Old 03-04-2004, 03:49 PM   #1
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Gaim


I am new in linux .I donot know how to run and how to login in gaim messenger.How I haveto signup me for an id.Plaz help me how i will use chat messnger and say bye bye to msn messenger.

thaks for reply
 
Old 03-04-2004, 03:57 PM   #2
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i think that gaim only does AIM and ICQ

kopete definitely does MSN protocol
 
Old 03-04-2004, 04:01 PM   #3
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i think that gaim only does AIM and ICQ

kopete definitely does MSN protocol
brummies

http://gaim.sf.net supports msn just fine, see their docs for details
 
Old 03-04-2004, 04:21 PM   #4
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Gaim is working on .76 to fix the problems it has with yahoo.


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Old 03-04-2004, 04:24 PM   #5
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what do u mean by service.which service any msn or yahoo id
 
Old 03-04-2004, 04:35 PM   #6
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If you want to use MSN in gaim - You need a passport account
https://register.passport.net

If youwant to use yahoo in gaim - you Need a yahoo account
http://edit.yahoo.com/config/eval_register


etc... etc....
 
Old 03-04-2004, 06:18 PM   #7
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I have these id but i donot know where give these ids.you mean i give them in surname and in password.my hotmailor yahoo id in surname and my passwod in password field
Thanks
 
Old 03-04-2004, 06:26 PM   #8
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Gaim is working on .76 to fix the problems it has with yahoo.
Just waiting for 0.76 to release...

Any idea when it is releasing??

king_nothingzzz
 
Old 03-05-2004, 08:33 AM   #9
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From their FAQ. http://gaim.sourceforge.net/faq.php#q11

How do I use MSN, Yahoo, Jabber, IRC, Gadu-Gadu(GG), Napster, or Zephyr?

Use the Account Editor (Tools->Accounts, or the Accounts button on the start screen) to add the account of the appropriate messaging service. The protocol plugin is loaded automatically.



- I have no idea when .76 will be released
 
Old 03-05-2004, 10:32 AM   #10
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oops

dropped one there

apologies
 
Old 03-05-2004, 11:36 AM   #11
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I have these id but i donot know where give these ids.you mean i give them in surname and in password.my hotmailor yahoo id in surname and my passwod in password field
Thanks
As stated Yahoo doesn't work in the current release so don't waste your time. When you go to Tools-Accounts-Add, click the drop down menu for say MSN protocol. In the screen name box you have to use your passport account name. If you used hotmail it would be yourname@hotmail.com. Then put in the password for that account and then under that the name you want your friends to see you as on MSN, alias ya know. That's it.
 
Old 03-05-2004, 03:54 PM   #12
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But when i drop the protocole list.there are only two entries.
1)ICQ/AOL
2)TOC
There is now entry for msn
 
Old 03-05-2004, 04:04 PM   #13
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which is why i posted what i posted cus i went and looked in gaim and only saw 2 entries

brummies indeed

;-)
 
Old 03-05-2004, 04:21 PM   #14
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Tools>Accounts>Add
msn is in the list


ha
brummies indeed
doh
 
  


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