rdalek1967 at gmail
Sep 2, 2009, 4:32 AM
Post #8 of 17
Alan McKinnon wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 September 2009 13:09:20 Dale wrote:
>> Alan McKinnon wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 02 September 2009 09:52:23 Dale wrote:
>>>> I may have pasted the wrong thing. I do have both KDE 3 and KDE 4
>>>> installed but I use KDE 3. This is the message I get for the record:
>>>> (01:17:17) Yahoo! Admin: You are using an older version of Yahoo!
>>>> Messenger that is no longer supported. Please upgrade by downloading the
>>>> newest version by going to: http://messenger.yahoo.com/download.php
>>> Honestly, dump yahoo and go with google talk. Convince your friends to do
>>> the same.
>>> Insane yahoo issues just go away when you do this.
>> Well, I have problems with Kopete loosing my settings for google talk.
>> I don't know why, it just does. I just gave up since I don't know
>> anyone that uses it anyway. Well, I guess you do but still. :/
> Down here at the tip of darkest Africa in good 'ol ZA almost no-one uses
> Yahoo. We escaped the popularity of that scourge, thank $DEITY for that.
> gtalk is popular, so is MSN. I used to have eternal issues with Yahoo and
> still have them with MSN, but gtalk is rock stable for me.
> Horses for courses I guess.
I liked gtalk, just had trouble with it loosing its setup. Maybe KDE 4
will be better.
>> Then again, Kopete forces me to re-enter my Yahoo password every time I
>> restart Kopete too. It seems as a security measure it adds extra dots
>> to the end so hackers can't tell how many characters are in the
>> password. Thing is, that screws up the password as well. So much for
>> the "remember password" option.
> Do you use kwallet, and is kopete authorized to open it?
Well, if I use kwallet, I have to type it in too. So, either way, I
have to type in a password whether it is Yahoo or Kwallet. I can't seem
to win on this.
It is a known bug tho. I googled and it is being fixed, I assume for
KDE 4 tho.
Time to go pick okra.