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Old 03-31-2003, 06:55 AM   #1
yenonn
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Gaim Problem!


Dear all,

i am trying to use my GAIM to connect to MSN Messenger. I have loaded the plugins for MSN. Also, i set the proxy server type to HTTP, then filled in the proxy IP address as well as the port number. but then, it was failed. it prompted an error as such: yenonn@hotmail.com was unable to signon!.
give me some ideas in solving this. ok? Thanks!

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yenonn
 
Old 03-31-2003, 09:22 AM   #2
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Don't use proxy.
 
Old 03-31-2003, 07:09 PM   #3
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i have tried all proxy types(no proxy, sock5, sock4, HTTP) but still cannot works. Eventhough, i have tried to use option "no proxy", but then, it still as same, not working at all.

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Old 03-31-2003, 07:28 PM   #4
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Not every protocol on Gaim works with the proxy and MSN is one of them. MSN doesnt even work with a http proxy on windows, it requires running MS Proxy Client to get through. Your best bet is to try to tunnel it through the proxy useing one of the proxy tunneling programs for linux. Here's a few links.
http://proxytunnel.sourceforge.net/
http://desproxy.sourceforge.net/config-en.html
http://httppc.sourceforge.net/
 
  


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