Mailinglist Archive: opensuse (2271 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [SLE] ICQ Substitute
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 19:37:42 -0400
  • Message-id: <200404161937.42195.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 16 April 2004 07:00 pm, David Johanson wrote:
> I'm in the process of converting a colleague from win to Linux, SuSE 9.0 to
> be exact for starters. He has ICQ with the win install. I'm looking for
> suggestions as to the "best" choice for SuSE. I realize this is likely a
> personal preference thing more than anything else, but as I don't use ICQ i
> have no valid input.
>
> http://avenir.dhs.org/icq/linux.html lists 8 choices: LICQ; GICQ; GtkICQ;
> ICQnix; KICQ; KXicq; cICQ; and clicq. Based on this I suppose there are
> several others. Anyway, any suggestions for what will be on Monday a
> totally Linux novice would be helpful.
>

My choice would be "none of the above".

Look at Gaim which handles many protocols including ICQ and AIM.




> tia,
>
> dave
> --
> David C. Johanson
> Linux Counter # 116410
> Powered by SuSE Linux 7.1
>
> People who behold a phenomenon will often extend their thinking beyond
> it; people who merely hear about the phenomenon will not be moved to
> think at all. -- Goethe

--
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+ Bruce S. Marshall bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx Bellaire, MI 04/16/04 19:37 +
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Stay the patient course Of little worth is your ire
The network is down

< Previous Next >
Follow Ups
References