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Old 08-18-2005, 02:07 AM   #1
Kirmonkey
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Kopete and msn login freeze


I know I know,

This particular question has been half flogged to death on this site and others. The problems that other users have been having logging into msn since the protocol change a while back.

The advice has been to update ones version of kopete to 10.1 minimum.

Good, I have done that by updating package kdenetwork3 instantmessaging to version: 3.4.1-3

This gives me kopete version 0.10.2

Trying to log on produces a freeze of the programme and then a crash, the message generated is along the lines: of it being a signal 11 crash.

No problem, try gaim instead, I don't care. Ended up lost in dependency hell there having tried to use this site http://linux01.gwdg.de/~pbleser/rpm-navigation.php?cat=Network%2Fgaim/here.

Back to kopete.

It seems that most users have no problems after upgrade.... why me?!?

System:

suse 9.3
KDE 3.4.0 level b
Kernel: 2.6.11.4-21.8-default
kopete 0.10.2
kdenetwork3: 3.4.1-3


Ready to be flailed!
 
Old 08-19-2005, 10:53 AM   #2
Kirmonkey
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Sorted it,

Went for gaim in the end....

I have to connect to some sites via a proxy, MSN is now one of those, probably a change on my LAN that I wasn't told about.

Went to:

accounts => modify => show more options => proxy options

and put in the relevant data for an HTTP proxy

Horrendously bamboozled by this one though
 
  


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