CAN I USE AIM OR ICQ HERE? YES! Use 'tac' to start AIM. use 'icq' to start ICQ. For AIM, you must already have an AIM account and password created (you can go to their website to create it). ICQ will allow you to create a new UIN or you can use your own. tac.conf holds configuration information for AIM .micqrc holds configuration information for ICQ Its best to have these files only readable by you (see BASICS for information on UNIX file permissions). Within these files you can setup who you want to chat with (friends, buddylists) as well as chat parameters.