AIM (AOL Instant Messenger)

Application Details:

Version: 5.x
License: Free to use
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0.5-staging

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Test Results

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What works

Everything. Installs and runs. All features I've tried work perfectly (IMing, chatting, direct connect, file transfer, tray icon).

What does not

Nothing native to AIM 5.5.3595 that I know of.

I haven't gotten any third-party AIM addons like DeadAIM or Middle_man to work properly.


What was not tested

AIM Games Support, AIM Weather Bug

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowLinux Mint 20.1May 15 20215.0.5-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumAleph Diallo 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 23 20101.2Yes Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 20 20081.0.0Yes Yes NoGoldChristopher Berner 
ShowSlackware 12.0Feb 12 20080.9.50.Yes Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 
CurrentSlackware 10.2Sep 10 20060.9.20.Yes Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
3949 AOL AIM not starting at all CLOSED DUPLICATE View
4490 AOL AIM crashes on start CLOSED FIXED View
5421 SHBrowseForFolder crashes CLOSED FIXED View

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