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  1. #1

    gaim question

    Hi! I would like to know if it is possible to see the picture of the buddy I am talking to (like in Yahoo! Messenger)

  2. #2
    you mean like a webcam? or a buddy icon?
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  3. #3
    Linux Engineer
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Both things should work.

    Here is a webcam-version of gaim:

    The buddy icon works fine with the MSN-protocol...

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  5. #4
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Calcutta, India
    You are probably talking of the avatar pics arent you ???
    I guess thts NOT yet supported in gaim. I am not sure, bcos I am using a
    fairly older version of gaim rite now. But the buddy icons work perfectly
    in any protocol. At least thts whats been my experience.

  6. #5
    I ment an avatar. But problem solved. It automaticly shows the avatar. Guess the other person I was talking to didn't have one . Two other questions: 1) Is it posible to send files to a person using Yahoo!Messenger on windows ?
    2) How can I set an avatar for others to see?

  7. #6
    Linux Engineer
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Chicago (USA)
    1) In a chat window, Conversation>Send file
    2) Tools>accounts>modify

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