View Full Version : How to find out what version of GAIM is in MandrakeMove

21-12-2003, 08:24 AM
As some of you may know, I spent all of last week downloading MandrakeMove (sort of a Knoppix type thing, except of Mandrake Linux). I haven't been able to make GAIM let me sign in to MSN (Messenger service), which I suspect could be because the version is too old to be compatible with the new MSN protocol. As far as I know, MandrakeMove is based on Mandrake Linux 9.2, but I cannot find ANYTHING which will tell me what version of GAIM I have.

The error message I get is "Protocol not supported". I don't know if this problem has been fixed in the final release (I downloaded the Release Candidate), or if it is a problem at all - I could have set it up wrong. Any ideas appreciated.

21-12-2003, 08:56 AM
Chances are they compiled GAIM without the msn plugin.

Try using kmess or better still, get amsn

If you still wanna know your version, the best way it to open it up (Taskbar icon or main window) and click Plugin's. It'll tell you something like:
Plugin version 0.71, or in my case 0.74

Best bet is amsn.



21-12-2003, 09:04 AM
Thanks Chill. I'll have a look.