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    gaim file transfer problem

    Hi! I'm using gaim 1.5.0 on FC3 and I can't send files to yahoo messenger users. I mean I get the message that the file was sent, but the reciever doesn't recieve anything. What can I do about it?

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    Linux Guru Cabhan's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
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    Taken from the Gaim FAQ under "Does Gaim Support File Transfers?":

    Sending and receiving files on Yahoo when not using an HTTP proxy (sending is limited to an unknown file size)

    So it may be an issue with this.

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    Nope! This isn't it. I can't send files even if they are 1kb. Plus,I saw somebody send a 75 MB file over yahoo messenger, so this can't be it.

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    Linux Guru bryansmith's Avatar
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    I find Gaim a little 'iffy' with file transfers in general. Might I suggest Yahoo Messenger for Unix/Linux (the official client)? Check it out here. It might be a good solution to your transfer problems.

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