[Juser] double noob question

Tom Allison tom at tacocat.net
Mon Apr 30 16:52:25 CDT 2007


That's nice...

I did get something working but not as described in some docs.

On Apr 30, 2007, at 10:15 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> Tom Allison wrote:
>> I have a "double noob" question.
>> I would like to set up a jabber account for now.
>> RTFM says just put in a username (email address?) and password and  
>> point it to a jabber server.  From there it should work just fine?
>> I'm using iChat (Mac OS X 10.4) and it keeps claiming that I can't  
>> login.
>> Just says, "Could not connect to Jabber."
>> No clue...  help?
>
> Unfortunately, iChat does NOT enable you to create an account on a  
> Jabber server. Every other client in existence enables you to do  
> this. In order to create a Jabber account from your Mac, you need  
> to use one of the other clients for Mac (Adium, Fire, etc.) to  
> create your account, then use iChat from that point on.
>
> Peter
>
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> Peter Saint-Andre
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