errors while installing aim

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  1. RD2DG

    RD2DG I smell a bump! VIP Member

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    I had AIM woking on my RH box but now when i try to install i get this error
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    error: open of /home/rd2dg/aim-1.5.286-1.i386.rpm failed: No such file or directory
     [[email protected] rd2dg]$ rpm -i aim-1.5.286-1.i386.rpm
     error: Failed dependencies:
     		libstdc++-libc6.1-1.so.2 is needed by aim-1.5.286-1
     [[email protected] rd2dg]$
     
    any ideas? I have also tried under root.
     
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    James Photojournalist

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    You already have AIM installed by the sounds of it. Run this:
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    rpm -qa | grep aim
    Download the different dependencies and run this:
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    rpm -Uvh *.rpm
    Make sure you store these in a temp folder like /tmp.
     
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    undeadpenguin Bang. VIP Member

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    Don't install AIM. It's not meant for Linux and it's bad on it. Install GAIM (actually, it should be preinstalled).
     
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    type whereis aim and tell me what you get. rm -rf those directores where aim exists
     
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    RD2DG I smell a bump! VIP Member

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    Yea i knew about GAIM just have never used it before. when i do "whereis aim" i get only "aim:"
     
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    *sigh*
    Dude, you're going to hate AIM on Linux. GAIM is the best client, maybe Kopete if you use KDE.
     
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    RD2DG I smell a bump! VIP Member

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    Yes... I do like the GAIM alot better than regular AIM. I like all the neat plugins that also came with it. THanx for all the help with linux so far!
     
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