ACER ASPIRE ONE MESSENGER WON'T OPEN!

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Hi, i have the same problem as honeybabe, i used my messenger for linux for a long time and then it stopped working and wouldn't open the screen, but the problem is i don't have internet explorer, i have mozilla firefox, so it doesn't have the same tools options as internet explorer
can anyone help me to get messenger back?
thankss xxxx

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hi,

uninstall it and then reinstall it.

this should fix the problem.
okay thanks,
but how do you do that?
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Hi, please use Pidgin instead. Windows programs are not made to run in linux but linux has plenty of alternatives for everything you are likely to need and much much more. If you hunt around the menu's in Fedora you will probably find that Pidgin is already there.
https://www.pidgin.im/

You might need to open your package manager to find, download and install pidgin but i really think it's in the menu's somewhere.

Also hopefully these 2 guides might help you adjust to moving away from the Windows lock-ins and lack of adequate security
http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/Linux_software_equivalen­­t_to_Windows_software
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwitchingToUbuntu/FromWind­ows
http://librenix.com/?inode=21

This forum should be able to help
http://www.linuxquestions.org
as it deals with a huge range of different versions of linux but is dedicated to linux support.

Also you might be able to find more specialist advice at
https://forums.fedoraforum.org/
as they should be able to help with specifically Fedora. It's worth asking them about any other issues too ;)

Good luck and regards from
Tom :)