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Old 11-27-2010, 05:51 PM   #1
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How do i install windows live essentials 2011 on Lucid Puppy 5.1

Hi, i just got this used computer with Lucid Puppy 5.1 on it, it is an old IBM desktop from way back. Anyway i want to install Windows Live Essentials or at least some kind of MSN on it for IM chat. Is this possible ? You may email me at or write back to me here.

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I believe puppy Linux uses Pidgin.

And Pidgin speaks all major protocols, including MSN:
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windoze live essentials won't work with Linux M$N again is windoze.You may be able to run these in wine but I kind of doubt it.
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You can read through THIS THREAD to install and run Pidgen in Puppy.
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Thank you to everyone

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