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Old 07-15-2003, 07:22 AM   #1
ramez
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Msn Messenger


How can i join Msn Messenger

is there a messenger in Linux and can joined The Msn Messenger
 
Old 07-15-2003, 07:26 AM   #2
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Yes:
http://gaim.sf.net
Has an MSN plugin available, it works great.

Cool
 
Old 07-15-2003, 03:10 PM   #3
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KMess is good to. Does Gaim have file transfers yet?
 
Old 07-15-2003, 04:03 PM   #4
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i recommend amsn, the version 0.80 that has recently came out about a month ago has had alot of added features, and the preferences menu is alot nicer than it originally was...the new amsn is like have msn + msnplus in windows....
 
Old 07-15-2003, 04:04 PM   #5
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i use amsn and its nice but it has a few bugs but its still nice looks like msn msger for windows
 
Old 07-15-2003, 05:24 PM   #6
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There are lots of clients for MSN. I'd suggest Gaim anyway.

Do a search on freshmeat for "msn client" to find out more clients.
 
Old 07-21-2003, 01:05 PM   #7
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Question

how in the hell do you install these linux tar files. they're not like microsoft where you just clcik a setup or install file, so how do i go about installing these tar files?

thank you,
Rich
 
Old 07-21-2003, 01:25 PM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by rep2b8
how in the hell do you install these linux tar files. they're not like microsoft where you just clcik a setup or install file, so how do i go about installing these tar files?

thank you,
Rich
How I did it:
download source from
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/downloads.php
I selected gaim-0.66.tar.bz2
tar -xjvf gaim-0.66.tar.bz2
cd gaim-0.66
(read the README and INSTALL files)
./configure
make
make install
gaim &
 
Old 07-21-2003, 02:10 PM   #9
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if you get amsn just do

tar zxvf amsn*
cd msn
./amsn
 
Old 07-21-2003, 06:45 PM   #10
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Thanx blinker_fluid it worked great...now how do i setup a hotmail account in linux? The Mail programs only allow pop and smtp servers not http. Can anyone help with this one?
 
Old 07-21-2003, 06:52 PM   #11
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Go to hotmail.com...
Or Passport, or msn, or etc....
 
Old 07-21-2003, 08:46 PM   #12
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I use dMSN its a great one I even use it for windows somtimes get it here www.dmsn.nl its also very easy to install
 
Old 07-21-2003, 10:45 PM   #13
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If your using Kde as your desktop.........I suggest using kopete its like gaim supports msn, aol, yahoo, icq, and sms plus it looks prettier and is easier to use.
 
Old 07-25-2003, 08:33 AM   #14
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What are the Messenger addresses?
What I mean is...what happens when I wanna to have multiple accounts (Yahooo, Msn and Icq)

What server addresses Do I use for each of these accounts?
I wanna use Gaim coz I got it on RH 9.0
thnx
 
  


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