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Hi, I am very, very new to the Linux world. In fact, I only installed Linux on my system yesterday. For years now, my main chat client has been Yahoo ...
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    Voice Chatting on Mandriva


    Hi,

    I am very, very new to the Linux world. In fact, I only installed Linux on my system yesterday. For years now, my main chat client has been Yahoo Messenger, with MSN Messenger running a close second. One of the features that I use most with Yahoo Messenger is the voice chat, but that is not available in Pidgin. It appears to be available in aMSN, but I can't get it to work. Are there any chat clients out there that will allow me to voice chat?

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    Hi there for yahoo messenger you can try Gyachi, you don't mention what version of mandriva you have but do a search in your repositories. Note: audio works in rooms only, and you need to install the tsp codecs. Just in case I leave you the link for the programĚ GYachI Home Page

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    MaRk-I

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    Thanks Mark for your reply. Perhaps I should have been a bit more specific. I do not go into chat rooms, but rather voice chat with a friend of mine via Yahoo or MSN. Is there a client that will allow me to do that? Oh yes, as far as I know, I am using the latest version of Mandriva.

    Bob

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    Cdnliberal yw and well hmm you can try aMSN but it only gives you like 10 seconds of audio (what I mean is you start to talk and have only 10 seconds max then it cuts off, also receiving audio you have to click almost like receiving a file to hear the other party), another option might be wengo or ekiga but those are SIP based don't know if you can call a yahoo or msn acct. with those. Hope it helps and good luck

    MaRk-I

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    I've done this successfully using Skype.
    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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    Oh, fingal I was wondering where are you?
    Yes, Skype is good, but please, turn off the pulseaudio, if you want to use it.
    If you need a CD/DVD catalogizer, give a try to my program:
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