MSN Messenger For Linux, Ubuntu, Fedora etc

If you are searching for an Alternate MSN Messenger for Linux, Ubuntu etc., then there is a good alternate messenger aMSN I’ve found, after emesene, which will make you feel like you are using MSN Messenger in Windows. As mentioned on the aMSN website, it is actually a free open source MSN Messenger clone.

aMSN Features And Plugins

Some of aMSN features are:

  • Offline Messaging
  • Multi-language support (around 40 languages currently supported)
  • Sign in to more than one account at once
  • Full-speed File transfers
  • Group support
  • Chat logs
  • Timestamping
  • Event alarms
  • Tabbed chat windows

You may even find more features in the aMSN website

Plugins of aMSN could be found in the folowing website, including aMSN Plus! , msntranslator etc. at:
aMSN Plugins

How To Install aMSN

If you are using Ubuntu, then you can simply goto

System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager

And find the package or software as “aMSN“
and start using aMSN, after successfully installing it from Synaptic Package Manager.

Or you can install the other Linux versions (including Ubuntu) from the following website:

aMSN is also available and could be downloaded and installed for Windows, MAC OS X

Also check out emesene, which is also a good alternative to MSN Messenger for Ubuntu / Linux etc. :


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