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Old 10-09-2003, 09:03 PM   #1
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Yahoo Chat


Does anyone know of a program that runs in Linux (without having to emulate with Wine or any other program) that will run yahoo chat and let you into actual chat rooms, not just the buddy lists? Thanks.
 
Old 10-09-2003, 09:18 PM   #2
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Have you looked at Gaim?
 
Old 10-09-2003, 09:21 PM   #3
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Gaim allowed me access to my buddy list, but I can't get into the chat rooms with it.
 
Old 10-10-2003, 01:26 AM   #4
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You can try Gyach. That supports chat rooms, I guess. Gaim 0.70 infact supports chatting provided the you know the name of the chat rooms!. Press chat button in UI and Enter the name of the chat room. You can chat after that. It worked for me!
 
Old 10-10-2003, 04:08 PM   #5
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what about yahoo IM on linux? they do have a port for that.
 
Old 10-10-2003, 05:43 PM   #6
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yahoo IM doesn't even include their own chat program, just friends list.
 
Old 10-28-2003, 01:19 AM   #7
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my GAIM seems only to be assciated with AIM and aol stuff
how do you get it to use yahoo stuff.
 
Old 10-28-2003, 03:23 AM   #8
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my GAIM seems only to be assciated with AIM and aol stuff
how do you get it to use yahoo stuff.
Just click on 'accounts', click 'add', choose the yahoo protocol and fill in your user info and sign on.

You can use ICQ, jabber, M$ messenger(blah), and a few others as well.
 
Old 10-28-2003, 04:27 AM   #9
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Why not go to Yahoo "Chat" website and chat?
I'm also chatting through the website.
 
  


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