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Old 01-28-2005, 06:13 PM   #1
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Yahoo, MSN messanger

Is their any program on Linux that will allow me to talk to users using MSN or Yahoo messenger.

Thanks in advance!
Old 01-28-2005, 06:22 PM   #2
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The most popular are Gaim and aMSN.
Old 01-28-2005, 08:48 PM   #3
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GAIM is good, I used aMSN a couple of times; but for Yahoo IM, I personally really like Gyach-Enhanced. It's the only Yahoo client for Linux I've found which supports webcams, and I really like its ability to "see" people who have marked themselves invisible.

Check it out at

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Old 01-29-2005, 03:27 AM   #4
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Kopete is also an alternative. Yahoo! messenger has its own Linux version, although somewhat outdated.
Old 01-31-2005, 09:39 AM   #5
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I have visited the site mentioned above but am not able to understand which file needs to be downloaded as there are list of file name. Also when clicked the link Current : pyvoice-gyachE-1.0.6 it does not show any download icon. Can you pl guide on how to download the link? I am very much stuck because yahoo messenger. Please reply urgent.
Thanx and regards
Old 01-31-2005, 11:48 AM   #6
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if you wanna compile it, you'd use:


if you use an rpm based distro, such as fedora or suse, you'd use:


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