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Old 05-29-2003, 05:46 AM   #1
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HELP!! i'm new to linux

Hi all,

I'm a new user to Linux (my distribution is RH8.0) and I have downloaded AMSN (MSN Messenger Clone for Linux) and i don't know how to install it.

Is there anyone who can help please???????

Old 05-29-2003, 06:55 AM   #2
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go to

you will see the installation instructions to the left...
Old 05-29-2003, 09:08 AM   #3
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I personally like's easy to install. Worth checking out:
Old 05-29-2003, 09:20 AM   #4
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aMSN doesn't need to be compiled or anything.. You just have to
a) download it
b) Go to the shell :
+ Get into the correct directory (where you downloaded it)
+ uncompress it (tar -xvzf amsn-0_xx.tar.gz)
c) Type "cd msn" without the quotes.
d) Type "wish amsn" without the quotes.

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