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Old 07-26-2003, 07:27 AM   #1
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Recomend any msn massnger Equlent in Redhat9


every one

i am new user of linux , i want to complete move from microsoft windows to linux step by step

now please guied me any software which can wok like Microsoft massenger , but i also also want that all my contects added in my msn should also move in new linux massneger

thank you
Old 07-26-2003, 07:33 AM   #2
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It also uses Yahoo and AIM protocols. It's likely already installed or at least on your install Disc(s).

Old 07-26-2003, 07:50 AM   #3
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amsn or dmsn
Old 07-26-2003, 11:16 AM   #4
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I recommend amsn becoz it basically doesn't need installation. Try search for it with google and you should be able to get it without problem.
Old 07-26-2003, 12:23 PM   #5
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amsn for sure...go to the site and grab version 0.80...
Old 07-27-2003, 06:28 AM   #6
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I have download the amsn from the link but i could'nt run the file.
after i untar it there are many file in msn folder..
how i run it..?
and i have tried to sign in with gaim but error messege appear like authentication failed.

Do you have any idea..?
Old 07-27-2003, 06:40 AM   #7
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To run amsn, you go into a prompt.

go to the directory where it was installed. In the prompt, type:


Hope you like it!
Old 07-27-2003, 12:11 PM   #8
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is this prog dedicated for msn messenger use?
Old 07-27-2003, 02:38 PM   #9
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