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MSN messenger problems on Mandrake 9.2

Posted on 2004-04-18
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Hi:
     I using Mandrake 9.2 and I have successfully connected to the internet but I cannot get my MSN account to work.
 
I am using gaim to setup my account but when I try to connect I get the following error message:

username@hotmail.com has been disconnected.

Protocol not supported.

Can someone help me with this problem?


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by:Karl Heinz Kremer
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MSN requires SSL support in gaim. Check out this page http://gaim.sf.net/faq-ssl.php
 for information about how to enable this with different distributions. You will find a section about Mandrake 9.2 on this page.
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by:LearningJava
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I am new to linux. Could you give me a more detailed answer.
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Karl Heinz Kremer earned 500 total points
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Download this file http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gaim/gaim-0.76-0mdk9.2.i586.rpm?download (click on one of the download links) and replace our gaim version with it:

rpm -U gaim-0.76-0mdk9.2.i586.rpm

After that, give it anther try.
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