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Mint




PostPosted: Tue Jul 06, 2004 2:51 pm   Post subject: Linux IM

Is there an IM for linux that can communicate with MSN and the like?
Thanks, also I am using Mandrake 10.
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rizzix




PostPosted: Tue Jul 06, 2004 2:54 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

gaim
wtd




PostPosted: Tue Jul 06, 2004 3:35 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

Indeed. Gaim is hard to beat on any platform.
rizzix




PostPosted: Tue Jul 06, 2004 5:38 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

hmm but i prefer adium
wtd




PostPosted: Tue Jul 06, 2004 5:44 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

rizzix wrote:
hmm but i prefer adium


Which, if memory serves, uses gaim code. Wink
rizzix




PostPosted: Tue Jul 06, 2004 7:10 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

heh yea if thats what u mean.. the inside code.

speaking of which all the major multi im clients for mac run on libgaim.
Blade




PostPosted: Tue Jul 06, 2004 10:45 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

http://sourceforge.net/projects/amsn/

whenever lookin for somethin for linux, sourceforge.org is usually the best place to check out... i usually use AMSN with linux for MSN chatting... the odd time i use gaim
Mazer




PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2004 6:41 am   Post subject: (No subject)

W00t for aMSN, that client is even better than the original MSN client. And ditto for sourceforge.
PaddyLong




PostPosted: Fri Jul 16, 2004 11:03 am   Post subject: (No subject)

yeah amsn is the rule.. kinda miss it now that I'm back in doze
Raugrist




PostPosted: Fri Jul 16, 2004 3:55 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

Isn't there a windows version for it?
Mazer




PostPosted: Fri Jul 16, 2004 7:07 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

Yeah, there is. Actually, there are windows versions of most linux programs. Hmm.
wtd




PostPosted: Fri Jul 16, 2004 8:09 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

Mazer wrote:
Yeah, there is. Actually, there are windows versions of most linux programs. Hmm.


Open source hackers tend to be more concerned with writing code that's cross-platform compatible than do coders who've grown comfortable serving a purely Windows market.
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