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the aim commands like Code: aim:goim?screenname=jimmyhwilliams don't seem to work on GAIM, but do on M$Window$ AOL Instant Messanger ... is there anyway to get the system to recognize aim ...
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    AIM protocol on GAIM


    the aim commands like
    Code:
    aim:goim?screenname=jimmyhwilliams
    don't seem to work on GAIM, but do on M$Window$ AOL Instant Messanger ... is there anyway to get the system to recognize aim as a registered protocol that GAIM can use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwilliams
    is there anyway to get the system to recognize aim as a registered protocol that GAIM can use?
    GAIM supports AIM :
    http://gaim.sourceforge.net/faq.php#q16
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    haha yea no kidding! ha i mean "AIM" is even part of the title. Guess my post was sort of ambiguous. i'm talking about passing commands via hyperlinks, like... Try to IM me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwilliams
    haha yea no kidding! ha i mean "AIM" is even part of the title. Guess my post was sort of ambiguous.
    Hehe, I should have known better. I guess I wasn't paying much attention this time.

    Apparently you need to turn on the "remote-control" plugin in GAIM :
    http://larry.fullywired.net/linux.php
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    AWESOME. exactly what i was looking for, thanks!

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