Avatar and MU 1.3.3

So I need friend and avatar plugins to work together, so I am not using the 'Avatars' latest release. Anyways followed the instructions tiwce for installing 'avatar'. I can ot see anywhere to upload an avatar in the system. I hav read the followin post -


Looks like they had a similiar problem, however they just updated to 'avatars'. I guess they dont need the friend module. Anyways I ned thisworking before 'BuddyPress' gets released. ANy feed back is appreciated...