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Old 04-10-2004, 07:05 PM   #1
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Exclamation AMSN Help

i am using mandrake 9.0 and using kde 3.0 nad i downloaded amsn-0_90.tar.gz and i am a real newb with linux.. i don't know how to install it... or if u could tell me a site where i can downlaod massanger with will let me login in to my msn massanger. and chat..

Old 04-10-2004, 07:08 PM   #2
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search for installing software, do u really think that hasn't been asked before? google for gaim and read a little about it
Old 04-10-2004, 07:10 PM   #3
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hey i'm using the exact same thing as you are

if you read the website or the readme it says no need to install amsn (especially the source that you already have)

so just extract it using tar -xzvf amsn-0_90.tar.gz

it will produce a directory amsn-0_90

cd to the directory and run amsn


add to path if you want
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thaqnx for the help its working now
Old 04-10-2004, 07:50 PM   #5
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Just a trick:

With mandrake, you have some files .rpm to install, it's very easy to install and it's for Mandrake or whatever

rpm -ivh file.rpm


urpmi package_name


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