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Old 02-04-2006, 02:21 AM   #1
khaleel5000
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Question I need good linux softwares


Hello i am a newbie in using linux applications so i needed an openion regarding
WHICH MESSENGER CLIENT should i use for msn messenger (that supports Display Pictures and also good (kopete doesnot seem to work and always asks for passwords [I am using gaim but has no dp thing and not KEWL]

HOW TO PLAY DVDs in linux ?????????? [i know i have to download some plugins and software but which software and who (and from where )

I WANNA ORDER LINUX CDS IS THERE WAY I CAN ESTIMATE THE EXPENDITURE ??........

WANNA CONFIGURES SHORTCUTS FOR KEYS .........
 
Old 02-04-2006, 02:30 AM   #2
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Gaim supports display pictures for MSN. Well, I know the version I use supports them (1.5.0).

There's a guide here about playing DVDs.

Please don't shout :/.

Last edited by Nylex; 02-04-2006 at 02:33 AM.
 
Old 02-04-2006, 02:31 AM   #3
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gaim is easily the best client for multi-protocol chat. who cares about pointless little pictures? it does support some i know, like yahoo.

use mplayer or xine or totem to play dvd's.

STOP USING CAPITAL LETTERS

estiamte expenditure? if you buy from a CDR reseller you'll be told how much they cost before you buy...

in general here you are giving us no useful informatoin about your system.. shortcut keys? where?? what desktop???
 
Old 02-04-2006, 06:23 AM   #4
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If you're only in need of the msn protocol you can try amsn which looks like msn or give mercury a go. Mercury is java based and not Open Source btw.
 
Old 02-04-2006, 06:35 AM   #5
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GAIM has been good for me too!

Barney
 
Old 02-04-2006, 08:20 AM   #6
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i use gaim and think its very good. display pic works too, only thing is i cant see my own picture.
 
  


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