How can i get yahoo messenger with webcam on 10.10

Asked by Chris Whitney on 2010-10-18

Does anyone know how i can get yahoo messenger to work on ubuntu? I have tried with wince but would not open the .exe from yahoos website. I know there are other alternatives but what i am trying to do is webcam chat with my wife when i go out of town. Any suggestions or ideas? Maybe another program to help me out? I am on ubuntu 10.10 and she is on windows 7.

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2010-10-18
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2010-10-19
marcus aurelius (adbiz) said : #1

To install Yahoo mgr, you'll need to install wine and it's not guaranteed that it will work.

You can use empathy for all your msn messenger and yahoo messenger needs. It's relatively easy to set up and is installed on ubuntu already.

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