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Re: Which ICQ Client is better?



on Sun, 17 Nov 2002 01:57:54PM -0500, Edward Guldemond insinuated:
> On Sun, Nov 17, 2002 at 12:34:40PM -0500, sean finney wrote:
> > what i'm most interested in is a text-only aim clone though.  gaim
> > is nice and all, but on my desktop it's aesthetically horrible
> > with all those big fonts and buttons (which can be reduced
> > somewhat, but not completely).  also, because i'm a freak and like
> > to keep all my im's logged, i always run it from one machine, and
> > xforwarding gaim can be hog-slow over a 56k...
> 
> As suggested earlier in this thread, use centericq with screen.
> Then you can ssh into your machine, and reattach to centericq.  It's
> what I use normally, and I've never had a problem with it.  

however, as i pointed out in an earlier thread, i've never gotten it
to work right with the AIM protocol.  sean, if you get it working,
want to come look at mine? :)

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