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Triarius Fidelis

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no msn clients work
« on: August 07, 2008, 04:30:20 pm »

Quite suddenly, MSN support in Pidgin stopped working. aMSN doesn't work either. All other instant messenger protocols function properly.

I have a feeling my ISP is to blame somehow. What can I do besides use Meebo? I'm, like, really pissed off and stuff.
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Re: no msn clients work
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2008, 05:49:23 pm »

MSN is working for me with Pidgin 2.3.1. aMSN 0.97 (12/25/2997) worked a while back, but does not any more :(
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Re: no msn clients work
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2008, 05:53:43 pm »

Maybe a change in the protocol? Working only kopete here, no pidgin or amsn but I have older versions than nightflier.
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Re: no msn clients work
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2008, 06:04:03 pm »

yup, Pidgin working again after upgrading to 2.3.1, I had a small problem with the package though, I got

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pidgin: error while loading shared libraries: libpurple.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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error while loading shared libraries: libgnt.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I have libpurple.so.0.4.3 and libgnt.so.0.0.0 (hey they should push the development a bit :P), so solved with a couple of symlinks.
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Re: no msn clients work
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2008, 06:30:08 pm »

I have packaged pidgin-2.4.3 for VL59. Pls try it from VL testing repo. Thanks.
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Re: no msn clients work
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2008, 06:38:15 pm »

Alright it's working again finally

And, Hell's Bells, NINE people added me yesterday...

http://i36.tinypic.com/ap8vh4.png
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Re: no msn clients work
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2008, 06:47:56 pm »

I have packaged pidgin-2.4.3 for VL59. Pls try it from VL testing repo. Thanks.

Sorry my mistake on the version number, was 2.4.3 from the repo :(.
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Re: no msn clients work
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2008, 06:50:00 pm »

Alright it's working again finally

And, Hell's Bells, NINE people added me yesterday...

http://i36.tinypic.com/ap8vh4.png

Shame I was Upptagen :)
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Re: no msn clients work
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2008, 09:29:23 pm »

I have packaged pidgin-2.4.3 for VL59. Pls try it from VL testing repo. Thanks.

Sorry my mistake on the version number, was 2.4.3 from the repo :(.

are you sure? it work for me so far.....
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Re: no msn clients work
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2008, 07:33:05 am »

I had this problem once, it turned out that my cached certificates were out of date.  I deleted them and the new ones were automatically downloaded.
I think they were the ones in ~/.purple/certificates/x509/tls_peers

A quick google would confirm this.
HTH.
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Re: no msn clients work
« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2008, 09:06:10 pm »

Well updating sure worked, I can say this much
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