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Old 05-04-2004, 06:37 PM   #1
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help with gaim

im using, actually trying to use gaim 0.75 . everytime i try to connect i get the following message

"user has been disconnected" i can see status line get to about midpoint before getting the above mentioned message. has anyone encounter this problem? or can anyone point to a solution, thanks in advance
Old 05-04-2004, 06:40 PM   #2
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Are you typing in your correct username and password? If so, then try an alternate im program. There are many to choose from and they may work better for you. I have only used gaim for msn im account and it worked fine for me but I don't know how well it works with other im accounts.
Old 05-04-2004, 06:46 PM   #3
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Try the 0.77 version of Gaim

Here's a guide for installing it.

Old 05-04-2004, 06:58 PM   #4
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you can use a different protocol in the accounts manager of gaim (There's ICQ and then there's TOC) Toc has limited abilities compared to ICQ/AIM but works everytime with me; sometimes AIM has the same message that you have. So, try opening the accounts manager and change the protocal.
Old 05-04-2004, 07:58 PM   #5
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you could also try kopete
its really gr8 and very easy to use
Old 05-05-2004, 04:03 AM   #6
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If you just need msn im, amsn works the best because you can file share with anyone and you can talk to more than one person at a time in one window which I couldn't do with gaim, my kopete is messed up. I had it working before but now it won't work.


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