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Today I was working on a place with 12 PCs and the only reason why I could not move the place from Windows to Ubuntu was that the users did not like how Amsns, Empathy or Emesene themes looked. They ONLY like the theme that uses Windows Live Messenger. Basically the Live Msn as it comes.

So I am looking for a theme that looks exactly like the latest version of Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger. At least in a way that fools the user completely. Amsn has some nice one but they look old and not like the new live msn. Where can I find a theme that looks like the windows live msn.

Just to not confuse with other themes, am talking about this one: enter image description here

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Empathy doesn't support theming, same goes for emesene at least the new version doesn't, aMSN which is the closest one doesn't have any new new Live themes, pidgin doesn't support themes like that either. –  Uri Herrera Sep 2 '11 at 7:36
    
I say try qnext which does seem to support themes, the defult theme looks like Live messeneger, although is still pretty green software. –  Uri Herrera Sep 2 '11 at 7:38
    
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his is a gallery with a good set of skins for aMsn http://madkat182.deviantart.com/gallery/24662213 you should find things like you are searching.

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Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks. –  Luis Alvarado Oct 13 '11 at 6:58
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aMSN with live theme:

enter image description here http://www.amsn-project.net/skins.php#26

Not perfect, but it's the most similar.

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Empathy does support themes. Adium-themes that is.

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This is really a comment, not an answer to the question. You can always comment on your own posts, and once you have sufficient reputation you will be able to comment on any post. –  Stephen Myall Aug 15 '12 at 9:30
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Another way is if you install Windows Live Messenger with Playonlinux, and the problem gone. If the users prefer the original programs they work with, the Playonlinux is the most comfortable way to migrate exiting windows programs to linux. Mostly works without any problems.

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Never thought of that actually. Nice input. –  Luis Alvarado Oct 26 '11 at 20:24
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