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Emesene 1.5 MSN Messenger Client

Emesene is a nice and simple MSN Messenger client. It tries to be similar to the official client, but with a simpler interface and a nicer look. Emesene allows you to chat with your contacts in the MSN network.

Emesene 1.5 brings a lot of new features and bugfixes, most notable being the webcam (video) support. Changes in 1.5:

    * Compatible with the latest Window Live Messenger(tm)
    * New plugin set (Plus! colors, Notifications, Mail check, etc.)
    * HTTP connection and proxy support
    * @msn accounts support
    * Improved Offline Messaging experience
    * Support for msn groups
    * No more gui locks
    * Experimental webcam support with a configurator
    * New layout options and improved usability along with customization
    * Tons of new languages supported
    * Better contact list management with Privacy Tab and ability to reject users

 

Howto install/upgrade Emesene…

Open a Terminal (Applications->Accessories->Terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys E2314809

sudo echo "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/bjfs/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

To install Emesene 1.5 type:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install emesene

or if you already have Emesene installed and need to upgrade:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

 

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