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10-11-2002, 08:28 PM
I need an IM client for MSN

Please don't tell me GAIM as it doesn't have an MSN client on it, I already have ICQ so is there any clients that will work with KDE3 and Mandrake 9.0?

10-12-2002, 12:30 AM
Get GAIM :) It works with MSN among many others. You just have to go to "Tools -- Plugins" and then select the libmsn. After that you're all ready to go.

Bahamut Zer0
10-12-2002, 02:14 AM
Yep. Simple when you look around the menus and read the documentation. :rolleyes:

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10-16-2002, 08:48 PM
I use kmess (http://kmess.sourceforge.net/en/index1.html).

10-17-2002, 03:30 AM
amsn has similar interface with the original msn messenger.

10-19-2002, 08:56 AM
If you want something like Trillian, use Everybuddy or Jabber. For ICQ, I use GnomeICU instead of Licq because GnomeICU can load contacts directly from the ICQ server. If you want Yahoo!, they have a Linux version of Yahoo! Instant Messenger. For AIM, I use GAIM. But for MSN, I think you'll have to use Everybuddy or Jabber for now.

10-19-2002, 09:11 AM
No Webgraph, if you'd bothered to click the link I provided in my previous post you'd see that there is a msm client for linux, and licq can load contacts from the server, you must have only tried an older version.

10-19-2002, 09:28 AM
I tried the Licq included in MDK 9.0 (very recent) and when I registered my ICQ number, no contacts loaded from the server when I connected.

10-19-2002, 09:37 AM
You need licq-1.2.0, its in Options-->Contact List-->Use server side contact list.

10-19-2002, 10:02 AM
I'll keep that in mind for the next time.