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Old 05-03-2006, 02:56 AM   #1
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Question re: GAIM


I am using GAIM 1.5.0 that came with Fedora Core 5. It works fairly well - good enough to be able to replace Kopete, which I've been using for a while. What I can't figure out is how to start it minimized to the KDE system tray. That's the default behaviour of Kopete, and I was sure there was an option somewhere that let GAIM do that as well. So far, I'm out of luck. Could anyone point me to the right place?

Old 05-03-2006, 07:09 AM   #2
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Not sure about 1.5 but the Gaim 2.0 betas do that nicely, you could build it or check the Gaim site, it's a beta release so they might chuck some RPMs out there.
Old 05-03-2006, 01:15 PM   #3
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Normally it remembers the state it was in when you closed it, then opens in that state when you first start gaim
Old 05-03-2006, 03:00 PM   #4
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See if this helps. This is from the Gaim FAQ.

Old 05-03-2006, 09:37 PM   #5
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Thanks guys. I actually have the "system tray" plugin already installed on GAIM. I can manually minimize it to stay on the KDE system tray. The only issue is the startup. GAIM does not seem to remember its last state when run with the KDE startup process. I will explore some more.


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