From: Luke Schierer <lschiere@us...> - 2003-04-09 00:27:58
Update of /cvsroot/gaim/web/htdocs
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1:/tmp/cvs-serv20084/htdocs
a better answer to one question, 2 new faq's. one i'm not really happy with the text of, but i can't think of anything better.
RCS file: /cvsroot/gaim/web/htdocs/faq.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.38
retrieving revision 1.39
diff -u -d -r1.38 -r1.39
--- faq.txt 9 Apr 2003 00:08:11 -0000 1.38
+++ faq.txt 9 Apr 2003 00:27:54 -0000 1.39
@@ -172,7 +172,9 @@
Q: Why is gaim crashing when I start it?
-A: With 0.60 and higher, try running gaim with GDK_USE_XFT=0 set. If this does not fix the problem, please submit a bug report.
+A: With 0.60 and higher, try running gaim with GDK_USE_XFT=0 set. If this does not fix the problem, please submit a bug report. If gaim is not
+crashing, but is just sitting there not displaying anything, try turning off anything else that might be using the sound device (ie xmms) and then
+starting gaim. If this fixes the problem, it is a libao issue, not a gaim issue, and can be worked around by the use of esd or arts.
@@ -257,6 +259,10 @@
used to. To use Oscar for ICQ, put your UIN in the Screenname box, and leave
the server information alone.
+Q: Gaim 0.60 pops up a bunch of authorization request Dialogs.
+A: This is a side effect of enabling support for the server side lists. Yes,
+you must re-request authorization, we can't find a way around this requirement.
!SECTION AIM/ICQ (Oscar) Protocol
@@ -470,7 +476,9 @@
A: Delete your buddy list. On unix, this will be at
~/.gaim/blist.xml (or ~/.gaim/USERNAME.0.blist pre-v0.60). Note that you will
-lose buddy groups and aliases when you do this.
+lose buddy groups and aliases when you do this. Alternatively, since this will delete ALL buddy lists, not just the msn one, you can hand edit
+the ~/.gaimrc to remove the msn account. Start gaim up, which will remove the entries from the account that no longer exists, and re-add your
+account. For most users, this will be the better temporary solution.
!SECTION Gadu-Gadu Protocol
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