Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 69248
gaim seems unuseble
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:03 EDT
Description of Problem:
Trying to configure gaim to use my proxy server and it refuses to save the
changes to the .gaimrc file.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start gaim
2. edit proxy settings
3. quit gaim
4. look at the .gaimrc file
doesn't save the proxy settings
should see the proxy settings in the file.
More bizzarely, if I manually edit the file, when gaim starts it just overwrites
the settings. Seems to really not like proxies! :)
All other settings seem to be saved, although I can't connect as the system
won't use the proxy machine I have set up.
Ok, GAIM does seem to be working (in that I can connect) after a reboot of the
The not saving of the proxy settings is still there though, and is a real pain! :)
MSN (plugin) access does not appear to work - I always get an authentication error.
Seems to be fixed in limbo beta 2. Thanks! :)
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