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Old 11-04-2003, 10:25 AM   #1
indradeep
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Exclamation opening yahoo chatrooms using gaim


hi all,
I use gaim to chat on yahoo....but how do u get to open already registered chatrooms using it.................
There's an option of joining a chat but u have to provide the name of the chatroom... how do u know what to enter there as giving the name of the chatroom just creates a new room and logs u into it as the only active member...

I know there is another chat client gyach which provides a GUI to access the chatrooms in Yahoo but i am unable to use it as i am behind a firewall and till now gyach does not provide proxy support..

tia
indra
 
Old 11-04-2003, 12:06 PM   #2
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Gaim makes its own chat room cause it supports being in a private room with someone else who wants to join you, not logging into the main yahoo chat rooms.

However, if someone you know was in a chat room, you should be able to join them, you just wont be able to change rooms.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 02:15 PM   #3
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thanx for clarifying
 
  


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