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Linux® Desktop Garage by Susan Matteson

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Gaim

Program Info
Fedora/GNOME menuInternet > Gaim Internet Messaging
Terminal commandgaim
Program URLhttp://gaim.sf.net

No, I didn't say AIM—I said Gaim. It's no mistake that the name of this program sounds similar to the abbreviated name for the America Online Instant Messenger. Some clever person long ago said, “GNOME, GTK, those start with a G.” Then another person said, “America Online Instant Messenger, AIM, that sounds kinda nice.” What happened next? The moment was just like the fabled moment when the world was given the greatest invention in the history of candy, the peanut butter cup. Remember? That was when the guy who had the peanut butter and the guy who had the chocolate bumped into one another and smashed out a new candy sensation. ...

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