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    msn messenger

    I tried to install msn using wine, amsn, gabber. I almost made it to work with GAIM but it gives an error message saying protocol not supported when I try to log in with my username and password. Does anyone know how to use gaim to connect to msn messenger?

    Please help

  2. #2
    Linux Engineer
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    Apr 2005
    You need to install gnutls, libgpg and some other libraries I think.
    Debian Jessie x86_64 & armhf :: LibreELEC is the solution for your Linux-based HTPC setups.

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    Linux User geese's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
    Florida / Trinidad W.I.
    you can try mercury -

    it has almost all of the features of msn messenger including webcam. instalation is very easy, just run the shell script.

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    Just Joined! Dpontes11's Avatar
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    Nov 2005
    Gondomar, Portugal

    This might seem a stupid question: how do I launch Mercury? I've just installed it, but after that I haven't seen anything else, and trying to find it, i just can't.

    Anyway, I've gotten the impression that Mercury can be launched from anywhere, am I right?

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    After you have unzipped and run the installer, in the newly created Mercury folder will be a shell script simply titled "mercury". You just need to click on this and it will run.

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