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    Gaim Compatibility

    can you get aim to direct connect and file transfer with aim?

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    Linux Newbie rat007's Avatar
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    Re: Gaim Compatibility

    Nope. I guess it's not supported. At least I've seen a topic for Google Summer of Code to implement this ..

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    Linux Guru kkubasik's Avatar
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    It can be done, but its a volatile and tenative technology at best, if your behind a firewall/nat of any sort, your gonna have to put some effort into it.
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    I gave up on this about 5 months ago or so after trying to do it different ways and came up with crap. I think I got it to work like 3 times total in like 2 months of work. It was hopeless. But maybe it'll be better supported in the next release if there ever is one.

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    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    The last version of GAIM is actually slower with file transfers on MSN protocol than it used to be. I always get transfers of 1kbps. Does this go out on a specific port?

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