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Old 09-07-2003, 11:12 PM   #1
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Gaim file transfer problem

The other day I was sending files to people and receiving them just fine. Now, I can receive files, but not send them to anyone. What could have caused this? Also, if I had always been unable to send files and only receive them, what would be happening to make this a one-way thing?
Old 09-07-2003, 11:14 PM   #2
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maybe the port is blocked in your in your firewall, or maybe if your connected behind a router its not being forwarded to your ip...
Old 09-08-2003, 03:12 AM   #3
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Yeah but it doesn't sound like that would change overnight.

the Gaim website has always described file-transfer support as buggy, at best -- in fact, the native AIM client has always been buggy with file transfers, so they're not sure it's entirely fixable even.

Don't know why.
It's just flakey.

Old 09-08-2003, 12:56 PM   #4
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Ok, thanks. I guess being able to receive files is better than nothing.


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