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Old 04-12-2004, 03:19 AM   #1
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Red face while launching yahoo messenger in redhat 9 getting segmentation fault error

while launching yahoo messenger in redhat 9 getting segmentation fault error
Old 04-12-2004, 08:34 AM   #2
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i think you need to update the yahoo messenger

there was some talk last year of yahoo changing the protocols, which broke the default linux version

check the version number against this page
Old 04-12-2004, 09:40 AM   #3
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reinstall??? update?? does it work???

if not, delete the cache in dir /.ymessenger in your home directory
and try it again
Old 11-27-2004, 03:18 AM   #4
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segmentation fault in yahoo messenger

Hi Linux guys ...

Segmentation fault while opening yahoo messenger is a known issue ..

Just follow the steps ... I can assure you it will work ....and in fact this is working ...

1. Create one new user account .
2.Login with that account .
3.Open a terminal.
4.type su and login.
5.Type rpm -e ymessenger
6.go to /usr/bin and delete all yahoo entry .
7.go to /opt/ymessenger and manually delete the folder. install the ymessenger rpm pckg..
9.go to /opt/ymessenger and run the ymessnger file

It will work and it has to work case of any issue just get back to me at



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