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Old 09-08-2004, 09:30 AM   #1
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Gaim: Yahoo can't connect


I use Fedora Core 2. This gaim package is installed "gaim-0.77-6". I use MSN, AIM with no problems. However, I expereince problems with Yahoo connection, it won't connect.

Any ideas what can cause this problem?

Thanks
 
Old 09-08-2004, 09:37 AM   #2
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hi

the package there is old for the new yahoo protocol

use the new gaim .81 and above

gaim.sourceforge.net

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Old 09-08-2004, 09:37 AM   #3
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I just update the package to gaim-0.82-0.FC2.src.rpm, but still cannot connect.
 
Old 09-08-2004, 09:49 AM   #4
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hey
u have u sed the .src.rpm

did u build the rpm first???

and i got myself gaim-0.80.tar.bz2
from sourceforge.net and it is working fine
since i have some dependency problem with rpm packages

regards
 
Old 09-08-2004, 10:20 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by masand
hey
u have u sed the .src.rpm

did u build the rpm first???

and i got myself gaim-0.80.tar.bz2
from sourceforge.net and it is working fine
since i have some dependency problem with rpm packages

regards
No. I download the .src.rpm package.
 
Old 09-08-2004, 11:26 AM   #6
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hi

so did u try from the
.tar.gz package from the gaim.sourceforge.net website
that should work for u
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