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Old 10-16-2004, 12:39 PM   #1
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Can't send files through MSN on Gaim

I am using Gaim version 1.01 and cannot send files through MSN to another user on MSN. The other users I have tried to send files to have either been using MSN Messanger or Kopete. I have tried disabling the firewall and throwing myself on the DMZ of my router. Still no luck. Could it be something that didn't get into the ./configure?

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Old 10-16-2004, 08:03 PM   #2
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"and cannot send files through MSN to another user on MSN"

And this is a new feature? I've never been able to send files to anyone. They make this fancy thing called "e-mail" for a reason ya know...
Old 10-17-2004, 02:16 AM   #3
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I never said it was a new feature. And don't be an ass about it, I do know about email but that was not the question I had. If you're not going to give a decent response please do not even respond at all.
Old 10-17-2004, 02:27 AM   #4
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my guess is to find out which port is used for file transfers and to configure your firewall to open that port. or something like that. check the gaim preferences. i don't use gaim at all anymore, so i don't really know. i know amsn uses port 6891 for the starting port for file transfers. maybe that's standard for msn.


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