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Old 09-27-2003, 03:32 PM   #1
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Question Gaim ....


I had been using gaim for chat in yahoo.
but it's about 2 weeks that it doesn't work.
ymessanger under windows worked but .....
i am using gaim 0.68
has anyone any idea
 
Old 09-27-2003, 04:11 PM   #2
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Yahoo! just changed the setup to use SSL and upgraded all of their software. If you're not using a patched version or an upgraded version of the software it won't connect.

I believe GAIM is working on a solution but it's not out yet, as far as I know. Also, .69 is the latest release... that may work. I'm having trouble installing so I'm not sure.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 05:13 AM   #3
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Gaim .70 is out.

http://gaim.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 09-29-2003, 10:15 AM   #4
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Ok, someone tell the newbie what I did wrong. I just installed GAIM 7.0 (as far as I can tell). I unpacked the tar, ran ./config & did make.

After all that finished I got this:
make[3]: *** [ssl-nss.o] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/christer/downloads/gaim-0.70/src'
make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/christer/downloads/gaim-0.70/src'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/christer/downloads/gaim-0.70'
make: *** [all] Error 2

after that I try to run GAIM & I'm still on old version.

Tips?
 
Old 09-29-2003, 10:25 AM   #5
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forgot make install
 
Old 09-29-2003, 10:28 AM   #6
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I did that as well. I did 'make install' as root (as suggested in the README file.

I'm still getting the older version when I try to run it. Am I still running an old copy or did I do something wrong?
 
Old 09-29-2003, 10:34 AM   #7
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hmm... did you have gaim open when you tried to install? Maybe file couldn't overwrite one or something...
here's my history of how I installed it...
1009 tar xjvf gaim-0.70.tar.bz2
1010 cd gaim-0.70
1011 ls
1012 ./configure
1013 make
1014 make install
try it again... it won't hurt anything...
 
Old 09-29-2003, 10:41 AM   #8
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Ok I just re-ran everything, this time making sure GAIM was closed. After 'make install' was finished I typed 'gaim' & it opens but in the Help>About it still says 0.59.8.

What am I doing wrong? ARGH
 
Old 09-29-2003, 10:43 AM   #9
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Great. Not sure what I did but this time when I opened it all of my config stuff is gone. I have to re-setup all my accounts, plugins, etc. Jeeez. I must have screwed up something.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 10:49 AM   #10
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you logged in as root or your username? install it as root and run the gaim & as your user...
 
Old 09-29-2003, 10:53 AM   #11
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Ok, I just reinstalled as root, exited to my user accnt & I'm still getting the older version.

This time my config setup is back but... it's still listing an older version in the >About tab.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 11:05 AM   #12
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Should I be running / compiling from a certain location? As of now I just unpacked it in my personal directory ~/user.name/downloads/gaim-70/

I run everything from that point & as far as I can tell it installs fine.
I run the installation (./configure, make, make install) as root. After that I exit (su -) and run 'gaim' as myself. Still no luck.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 11:49 AM   #13
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I have a directory I download to (/downloads) after I download it I open up console su - and then
cd /downloads
tar xjvf gaim-0.70.tar.bz2,
cd /downloads/gaim-0.70
./configure
make
make install

exit to my normal user
gaim &
That's how I did it.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 12:08 PM   #14
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doesn't work for me at all. I even tried removing earlier components of GAIM, thinking that maybe they were conflicting. Well, now I dont have any IM at all. I run...

./configure
make
make install
gaim
command not found

....??? now I am w/o chat.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 12:26 PM   #15
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Runnining out of reasons it's not working... unless you have an error message or something... Try downloading the source again...
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/
 
  


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