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Old 11-03-2003, 04:40 PM   #1
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MSN Messenger for Linux?


What are people using for MSN Messenger? I know they changed things around a bit that kicked many 3rd party apps off, are there still programs that use it?

Anybody have a link to an RPM for MDK9.1?
 
Old 11-03-2003, 04:42 PM   #2
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aMSN is by far the best. However, I think both Kopete and GAIM support the new MSN protocol 9 .
 
Old 11-03-2003, 04:51 PM   #3
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Gaim.
 
Old 11-03-2003, 06:05 PM   #4
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I just recently installed amsn... i think its great. One question though..anyone know anything about voice and cam support?
Thanks
 
Old 11-06-2003, 06:00 PM   #5
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Well.. I don't think the're supporting it yet. However, they've just included some things in the CVS version such as the Display Picture. You could ask the developers themselves in the forums at amsn! You might get a better answer.
 
Old 11-06-2003, 10:30 PM   #6
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I click the Cross button in aMSN and it closes instread of minimizing like it does in Windows, any ideas what to do!
 
Old 11-06-2003, 10:32 PM   #7
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Depending on your version, there is an option around there that says "Close Button Minimizes". That will do the trick
 
Old 11-06-2003, 10:41 PM   #8
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I got AMSN going. Thanks guys.
 
Old 11-07-2003, 12:23 AM   #9
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i have gaim, but it doesnt allow me to runt he MSN plugin, says *****@hotmail.com was unable to sign on: Protocal not supported.

Any idea's what i could do to make it work? i like using only 1 program for my various chat programs, when i use Winxp i use Trillian so i am hoping someone will know how to fix this for me!
 
Old 11-07-2003, 12:33 AM   #10
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From 15th October, MSN Messenger server is no longer authorizing any client trying to connect with any protocol lower than v9.0 . Thus, some of the old clients were blocked.

However, GAIM has a new version. You should download the latest version and everything will be solved.

You can also try Kopete... it's a similar client you might like
 
Old 11-07-2003, 12:51 AM   #11
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thx for the info
 
Old 12-01-2003, 10:45 PM   #12
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I'm trying to install aMSN myself and I do this typical routine which are the typical instructions from the site and I get the error "/usr/bin/env: wish: No such file or directory" when I use the ./amsn command. These are the typical instructions I performed:

Download amsn-0_xx.tar.gz

$ tar xvzf amsn-0_xx.tar.gz

$ cd msn

$ ./amsn
or
$ wish amsn
 
Old 12-02-2003, 12:28 AM   #13
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they say you gotta get these

http://www.europe.redhat.com/documen...O-4.php3#ss4.1

but GAIM is easier to install

Last edited by mimic78; 12-02-2003 at 12:40 AM.
 
Old 12-02-2003, 09:57 PM   #14
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about Gaim

I've installed Gaim
but it request me to install SSL plug-in
how should I do?
 
Old 12-02-2003, 11:08 PM   #15
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The new version of Gaim works great. I tried aMSN but it wouldn't minimize to the system tray like Gaim will and that kind of bugged me.
 
  


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