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Re: ICQ behind router/firewall [SOLVED]

On February 28, 2003 11:09 pm, ScruLoose wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 16, 2003 at 02:34:12PM -0500, Scruloose wrote:
> > Hey all,
> >
> > Using Trillian under windo~1 ... flawless ICQ
> > connectivity... not using any port-forwarding or any such.  Under
> > debian, I can't seem to get a client to work.
> >
> > GnomeICU will send and receive messages, initiate/accept chat
> > mode, and other people can see my status, but everybody always
> > looks offline to me (except 2 users, whose statuses update fine. 
> > No clue why they're special).
> >
> > GAIM just loses a huge percentage (50%?, 75%?) of my outgoing
> > messages.
> >
> > And Alicq seems to have imploded on install.
> Well, I went to apt-get.org and found a place to get Licq as a
> .deb, and it works like a charm, straight outta the box.  I still
> wouldn't mind knowing what caused the other clients' issues, but
> it's not a priority at this point.
> Dunno if this solution has any relevance to anyone, but I thought
> I'd post it just in case anybody lurking (or reading the archives)
> was wondering.

Why did you need to go to apt-get.org?  Licq is in the official 
sources.  Has been for ages.


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