aMSN is a free open source MSN Messenger clone for Windows,Linux,Unix & Mac
Some of the Features include,
Multi-language support (around 40 languages currently supported)
Sign in to more than one account at once
Full-speed File transfers
Normal, and animated emoticons with sounds
Tabbed chat windows
To install aMSN on your openSUSE, click this 1-click installer (YaST MetaPackages) from packman supporting openSUSE 11.0/10.3.10.2 & SuSE 10.1/10.0. This will automatically download the YMP file and launch YaST Package Manager.
NOTE: Click here to enable 1-click install feature in openSUSE 10.2
Click Next in the window showing the Install description and next again on the installation proposal window. This will start adding the required repositories and install the aMSN package and the required dependencies. Click Finish when the successfully installed on your openSUSE.
Once installed, you can find “aMSN” can be found under “Application – Internet – Chat“.
Click aMSN to launch your MSN client. The welcome screen pops up. Login with your username and password and you login status message (online/invisible etc).
To change plugins and skins or set preferences for aMSN, select the appropriate under Accounts menu. Every other option including Contacts etc are just from menus as in MSN Messenger client.
To visit the project homepage, click here
Who needs aMSN if you have Pidgin
i need amsn because pidgin does not support all msn protocols stuffs… an example on the others: animoticons!
My wife likes MS Windows because it has nice IM interfaces (unlike PidGin… she says), but I hate windows, I will install aMSN and will see if she changes here mind… to be continued