How can i use MSN Messenger or Yahoo Messenger in slack ware
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You can use Gaim or Kopete to access MSN Messenger or Yahoo Messenger. XMMS is the Linux clone of Winamp. All of these (XMMS and Gaim for sure, Kopete maybe) should have been installed if you did a complete install of Slackware. If not, you can get these at LinuxPackages.
xmms is a clone of winamp <=2.5.
it's outdated, and a rip of a solid app, don't support it.
winamp released an alpha of a linux version of 3.x, but it's not very complete, and seems to have been abandoned.
for msn messenger, you'll have to go with kopete or gaim, i doubt microsoft has any intention of making a linux version
I don't understand, "rip of a solid app". Do you mean you don't like it because it is a clone? So is aMSN, Gaim, Evolution (less and less with recent versions), and many other apps for Linux. XMMS isn't really outdated, just updates are slow because not much needs fixing. I keep it going all day at work with no problems at all.
xmms is outdated.
every media player for the last two years has included a media library.
it requires additional plugins for "free-form" skins.
a chat client isn't a rip because it uses an existing protocol, it's a rip if it's trying to look, act, and feel like another app.
i've only used evolution, but you're probably right about early versions, judging from their description.