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Old 05-29-2003, 06:46 AM   #1
sacred_turtle
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HELP!! i'm new to linux


Hi all,

I'm a new user to Linux (my distribution is RH8.0) and I have downloaded AMSN (MSN Messenger Clone for Linux) and i don't know how to install it.

Is there anyone who can help please???????

ChRiS
 
Old 05-29-2003, 07:55 AM   #2
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go to http://amsn.sourceforge.net/

you will see the installation instructions to the left...
 
Old 05-29-2003, 10:08 AM   #3
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I personally like gaim...it's easy to install. Worth checking out:
http://gaim.sf.net
 
Old 05-29-2003, 10:20 AM   #4
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aMSN doesn't need to be compiled or anything.. You just have to
a) download it
b) Go to the shell :
+ Get into the correct directory (where you downloaded it)
+ uncompress it (tar -xvzf amsn-0_xx.tar.gz)
c) Type "cd msn" without the quotes.
d) Type "wish amsn" without the quotes.

You can find the Frequently Asked Questions here:

http://cvs.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/v...ype=text/plain
 
  


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