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    HELP with gaim messenger. (I'm really new to linux.)

    I have the VLOS install of Gentoo Linux.
    I just got it about a week ago because windows wasn't very secure.

    My problem is that I can't get gaim messenger to install properly.

    I have tried Yukiyu to automatically emerge and install the program but i got the following error messages:

    *** emerge --nospinner net-im/gaim ***
    !!! Error: the <sys-apps/dbus-0.91 package conflicts with another package;
    !!!        the two packages cannot be installed on the same system together.
    !!!        Please use 'emerge --pretend' to determine blockers.
    To be honest, I really have no idea what that means or where to start...
    Any help would be greatly appreciated!
    Last edited by oz; 04-02-2007 at 03:33 AM. Reason: removed size and color tags to make more readable

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    Linux Guru gogalthorp's Avatar
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    Oct 2006
    West (by God) Virginia
    This is the Suse forum. You may need to go over to the Gentoo forum.

    Are you sure that you are loading a version compatable to Gentoo? This sounds like a destro conflict.

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    Linux Guru Juan Pablo's Avatar
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    Please, use just one color

    Do what the error message says and post back in your own thread
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    Don't PM me with questions, instead post in the forums

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    Quote Originally Posted by gogalthorp
    This is the Suse forum. You may need to go over to the Gentoo forum.
    post moved to Gentoo forum...

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