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can i use msn messenger on Redhat

Discussion in 'QnA (read only)' started by striker_1909, Dec 25, 2004.

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  1. striker_1909

    striker_1909 New Member

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    Dear friends,

    I have a special query.
    I want to know whether I can use msn messenger on Redhat Linux for chatting. if not is there any other chatting software which can use my hotmail account.
    I'll appreciate your quick responses.

    regards,
    Atul
     
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    freshseasons King of my own Castle

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    I sugest you use AMSN
    To down load it go here : http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=54091

    1. Download amsn-0.94-linux-installer.bin
    2. Enter a terimnal and allow execution permissions using "chmod 500 amsn-0.94-linux-installer.bin"
    3. Type "./amsn-0.94-linux-installer.bin" and a graphical wizard will apper to help you in installation
    4. "cd /opt/amsn-0.94" and then "./amsn"
    Or if that dosn't worj you can also dothis.
    make a symbolic link to /usr/local/ActiveTcl/bin/wish at /usr/bin/wish first (If uu are using ActiveTcl and u install it at /usr/local/ActiveTcl/) using "ln -s /usr/local/ActiveTcl/bin/wish /usr/bin/wish" and try again

    If it works, u can use aMSN throughe the desktop shortcut

    To start aMSN from the command line, do "ln -s /opt/amsn-0.94/amsn /usr/bin/amsn" and u,will be able to start aMSN using "amsn" .

    Hope that helped you !
    Best Luck and Merry Christmas !
     
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