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Old 01-07-2004, 05:19 PM   #1
ludwig W
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Can someone identify what might be wrong with my amsn?

I downloaded a binary rpm and tried to install it.However, it said something about 'wish' not being installed. I asked around and found out that I needed a package called tcltk. I couldn't find any binary rpm's for it, but I did find some thing on Synaptic and installed that. That allowed amsn to be installed,whci was great. However, it won't connect for some reason.Whenever I put my name and password in, it tries to login but stops after about 2 secs. I know my login details are right and yes, I am connected to the net

any help much appreciated
Old 01-07-2004, 05:40 PM   #2
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try to download the last version of amsn at: and intsall it. you only must to unzip and untar the file, it comes with the binaries (amsn).

wish is a interpreter, i use redhat 9 and it comes in the package tk-8.3.5-88.i386.rpm.

if you want to find the package for you distro go to: and search: /usr/bin/wish and it shows you a list of packages, you only must choose the best for you distro, good look
Old 01-07-2004, 05:50 PM   #3
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Thanks very much for the advice.
Much appreciated.
I have RedHat 9 also.
I'll try the latest version and see what happens.

BTW: I downloaded and tried to install tk-8.3.5-88.i386.rpm and it said it was already installed.

Thanks again
Old 01-07-2004, 05:59 PM   #4
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thanks aigartua.
Your suggestion worked a treat.

AMSN is now up and running.



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