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Old 06-21-2002, 01:05 PM   #16
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ive used gaim

seemed to work fine.
Old 06-21-2002, 01:16 PM   #17
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at the moment i am using kopete but i can only recieve messages from msn users and not send them coz they dont go through. but it is good software anyways.
Old 06-22-2002, 04:39 PM   #18
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Ive been using AI's Messenger. It's great IMO.. you can find it by searching for msn at if ya want to give it a try
Old 06-25-2002, 10:05 AM   #19
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I just put gaim up. Since I am a IT-dummy: Can anybody tell me what the fr#*%$ thing is supposed to do?
Old 09-29-2003, 09:08 AM   #20
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List of messenger apps

I found the best way to find out about the clones was to go to select the Linux OS and view what's under the "Internet" applications listing. It tells you all of them and gives you a rating.
Old 09-29-2003, 11:49 AM   #21
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the best is amsn ( ), it is great
Old 09-29-2003, 11:56 AM   #22
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Originally posted by aigartua
the best is amsn ( ), it is great
I use amsn too, great to see that penguin as you log in
Old 09-29-2003, 12:08 PM   #23
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What about amsn? Its got animated smilies and checks for emails. This really is an msn clone and works a treat.

Yeh that penguin... wicked

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