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I've a question about Pidgin and Google Hangouts.

Private chats works in Pidgin, all fine. But how can I get an existing conference in Pidgin via Hangouts?

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You can't as of now; Hangouts doesn't use XMPP which Pidgin uses communicating with Google Talk –  Sathya Jul 13 '13 at 19:05

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Good question, unfortunately it's not supported by Pidgin yet. Pidgin uses the XMPP standard to talk to Google Hangouts, Google Chat, Google Talk, etc. However, Google hangouts with multiple people (conference room) does not use XMPP. Using the web interface or mobile app is probably your best option right now.

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