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Re: [vox] Best messaging client for Linux!
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Re: [vox] Best messaging client for Linux!

I'm using trillian from the crossover plugin.. seems pretty much like gaim 
(altho I've never used gaim - I thought it was only for AOL and I use 

Trilliun work's pretty good, but it is a windows app so it means running 
wine and is subject to various video garbage (where the screen doesn't 
redraw it's self after moving a window). I'm not sure if that's wine's 
fault or x's but it happens...

Today, Foo Lim wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> I personally like Yahoo's Messenger client that you can get from Yahoo
> themselves (yes!  they have support for *nix even if it's not as new as
> the other versions!).  It has very cool emoticons also.
> If you need something that will interoperate with a lot of different IM
> clients, try http://gaim.sourceforge.net .  It has plugins for each IM
> service. Currently, I'm using it for Yahoo, AIM, MSN, & ICQ.  It will also
> let you manage different accounts (and even different accounts on the same
> IM network).  You will have to install GTK for it to work, though.
> On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> > What do you guys use as your messaging client?  I'm thinking about getting
> > on MSN Messenger, but there are too many MSN Messenger clients for Linux
> > (I'd go with the canonical one but there isn't one, unfortunately.)
> > Which one(s) have you tried and what did you like/hate about them?
> > 
> > How about a universal messaging client that can do ICQ, AIM, and MSN (and
> > others) together?  Which one(s) have you tried and what did you like/hate
> > about them?
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > -Mark
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