msn on linux

Daniel Dalton d.dalton at
Tue Mar 11 09:10:54 UTC 2008

On Tue, 11 Mar 2008, Tony Baechler wrote:

>>> apt-cache search msn
>> Well I know, but that doesn't really help a lot when I was asking about an 
>> accessible version.
> Why is that not helpful?  I saw several text mode clients in my search.  Try

Hey I know how to search through my distro's repo!

Well I tried tmsnc with not a lot of luck.

So I actually looked before I asked, but didn't find a lot.

> gaim and several others.  You have to be willing to at least try to look into

I'll try that one.

> things on your own.  When I was searching for an AIM client, did you see me 
> post here?  No, I looked myself and found two, naim and pork.  I didn't like

Well I needed a lot of things and found them.
So its not really a big deal.

Did you see me post about a torrent program?
For example?

And are you saying questions like; "Does anyone know of a good whatever 
for linux?"
Replacing whatever with what you want is not ok?

> either one, but at least I 
bothered to look.  As I said, I saw several text 
> mode MSN clients in my very brief search and I didn't even look at

So your now saying I didn't bother?
Didn't I say I had a look at tmsnc in my original post?
Or did I leave that out?

> everything.  With that said, I don't use MSN but gaim has been recommended.

Recommended by who?

Daniel Dalton
d.dalton at

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