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Old 05-29-2002, 02:39 PM   #1
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Unhappy MSN Messenger

Anybody knows an MSN Messenger client which also works behind a proxy/firewall, i tried using everybuddy, immci, and onw more messenger based on tcl/tk i don't exactly remember its name but noting worked. I've also trouble in configurig th e yahoo messenger provied by yahoo itself behind our proxy/firewall so i started using kyim well it works fine but sometimes it hangs for sometime
Old 05-29-2002, 04:11 PM   #2
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This is asked all the time.. use GAIM.
Old 05-29-2002, 04:22 PM   #3
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Lightbulb u can try

Old 05-29-2002, 05:02 PM   #4
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gaim is good enough. I have tried kopete because it comes with kde, but I think it might be a bit of bollocks as the pommies would say :0
Old 05-29-2002, 06:44 PM   #5
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Gaim is working sweetly in the GNOME panel. It really is very good - listen to the people.
Old 05-30-2002, 02:46 AM   #6
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kopete needs kde3


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