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Old 06-19-2002, 07:59 AM   #1
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MSN Messenger?


Is there an MSN Messenger clone for Linux?
 
Old 06-19-2002, 09:25 AM   #2
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I don't know but I think I've seen the word "Licq" somewhere on a Linux dedicated web page so I guess it's a Linux version of ICQ.
 
Old 06-19-2002, 09:43 AM   #3
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GAIM works with MSN, I heard also gabber/jabber works with MSN and others, try search here I saw some threads dedicated to IM clients.
 
Old 06-19-2002, 02:16 PM   #4
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The coolest M$N messenger I have used so far is KMess. It can be docked into the system tray, it behaves vermuch like the Windoze M$N Client. You can get kmess from apps.kde.com

Other M$N clients I have used in linux are GAIM (need to load plugin) and kopete.
 
Old 06-19-2002, 05:07 PM   #5
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Use gaim its the best.....msn rocks in gaim


To use msn when you loginto aim click on plugins. then click load and pic the one that says msn something then make a account and underprotocol change it to msn (duh) and youll have it.

it totally rocks it even has mail thing to tell you when you get mail just like the windows one....
 
Old 06-19-2002, 06:08 PM   #6
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try:

everybuddy.com
 
Old 06-19-2002, 06:37 PM   #7
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Yes there are a two i have found so far kmerlin which requires kde 3 or higher and amsn http://sourceforge.net/projects/amsn

as for kmerlin go to apps.kde.com
 
Old 06-19-2002, 09:48 PM   #8
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dude just use bloody gaim. it rocks and there coming out with a new version soon!
 
Old 06-20-2002, 02:20 AM   #9
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I use Kmerlin, and it is pretty cool.
 
Old 06-20-2002, 02:12 PM   #10
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Is there a list of Messengers for Linux anywhere on the net?
(Like a master list of clones?)
 
Old 06-20-2002, 03:11 PM   #11
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no i dont think there is, but that is a good idea so i think i will add that to my website
 
Old 06-20-2002, 04:21 PM   #12
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I tried Kmerlin, but couldnt get it to install/run properly. I tried ccmsn, but it wont connect properly. It might just be because of my proxy server though.
 
Old 06-20-2002, 05:24 PM   #13
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when using Kmess, isnt there anyway to set it to go through a proxy server???
 
Old 06-21-2002, 02:04 AM   #14
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Quote:
Originally posted by Micah
Is there a list of Messengers for Linux anywhere on the net?
(Like a master list of clones?)
Well, you can go to tucows.com and search in linux for messenger, I got 38 results.

Here is GAIM for those of you wondering. I personally use Everybuddy but it seems to have a few bugs in the version I have that need to be worked out. I think I am going to give GAIM a run.
 
Old 06-21-2002, 07:49 AM   #15
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I have tried everybuddy but the version i had didnt have msn, I then tried kmerlin which i couldnt find when it was installed.

I then tried Kopete, this 1 is good, but i think i will keep tryin them out to see which 1 is the best
 
  


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