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Old 05-02-2008, 05:45 AM   #1
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AIM on Ubuntu

Hi Members,

I have been trying to install AIM through Synaptics... And then i got the error that some library files are missing. I again installed those dep files... But still the same message is coming again and again.

Is there anyone who can tell me why its happening.

Well I am trying it on latest uBuntu v8.04... can anyone help me regarding this matter ..

Old 05-02-2008, 08:05 AM   #2
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Check the versions of the library files you installed. Also try running "sudo /sbin/ldconfig" to update your library paths just in case you are missing one. If you have a version of AIM that uses older libraries than you are using, sometimes you can get a program going by creating a symbolic link of the name the program expects to a more recent library version.

I did this on SuSE to get kdar and audacity working.
Old 05-03-2008, 10:14 PM   #3
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use gaim. problem solved. I WIN.
Old 05-05-2008, 05:21 AM   #4
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I'd recommend Pidgin. The AIM software is nothing but an outdated joke. Pidgin can do AIM and more.
Old 05-06-2008, 02:37 AM   #5
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Well I have Pidgin installed too. But I need the official client as I have some important testing works with the official client .. Thats why I need this else Pidgin rox.


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