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How to sync Pidgin with gtalk notifications?

When someone sends me a message through gtalk, I receive the message in Pidgin and on my phone. When I reply to the message in Pidgin, the reply gets sent but my phone keeps blinking a notification ...
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How to change status to “Idle” in Google Chat?

Google Talk, Hangouts, whatever the name is, I cannot find a way to prevent it showing I'm available. I just don't want it to show the green circle without my permission, how can I make my status idle ...
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Can't get GTalk to go OTR using Adium

I am trying to use Adium and GTalk on my Mac to chat with encryption but I can't get it to work. When I select enable encryption in Adium, a pop-up window appears saying I don't have the software and ...
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Can I turn one gtalk account into invsible and leave other visible in pidgin?

I'm currently using pidgin with multiply gtalk accounts and I want for part of my account to be in invisible mode while leaving other into visible one. Is it possible to do with pidgin?
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Compatibility issues between Empathy and GTalk

Are these IM clients compatible with Google Talk in terms of audio and video calls? I am asking this particular question due to problems arose upon initiating a video call from the Empathy client to ...
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Does XMPP supports history?

Does XMPP protocol itself support message history? I mean, when I go offline, can I retrieve messages I would have recieved if I were online? I'm using GTalk with XMPP client and I can't see ...
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How to use Google Talk without Gmail in Pidgin?

I would like use the Google Talk without @gmail.com email address, using my own domain name email address. My domain is example.com My email address is example@example.com I'm registering Google ...
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How to decrypt a message sent via Pidgin-Encryption?

A friend sent me an offline Google Talk message that was encrypted via Pidgin-Encryption. It didn't appear in my Pidgin logs because I wasn't logged in when it was sent, but I do have the encrypted ...
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Talk to Google Talk/Hangout contacts and Skype/MSN contacts from one client

I have some friends only available on Google Talk and some others who use Skype. I use the old Talk client because the new Hangouts client requires a Chrome installation. Now, theoretically, ...
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How to remove any contact from google talk (gtalk)?

I want to remove some contacts from my gtalk list. For that purpose I have done: removed those contacts from gmail contact removed relevant emails of those contacts but still, they do not ...
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Sudden transparent chat windows on google chat client

A few days ago, my Google Talk client somehow lost the ability to display the text in the chat window: Seems that someone already asked for assistance regarding this issue back in 2010 received no ...
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How not to show user name beside each consecutive message

After years on GTalk, I recently switched to Pidgin for my IM needs. Almost all is ok with me, though there's on thing that bugs me. It shows the name of the author beside each consecutive message. ...
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Asterisk/FreePBX: Allow other Google Talk clients to ring when using motif module

I've recently installed FreePBX to act as a link between a SIP soft phone and my Google Talk account. It was easy to set up and outbound calls work just fine, but I've run into two problems with ...
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Google Talk plugin not working in Debian 64 bit

I'm using Siduction 64 bit (this is a Debian distro which runs off of the sid branch), and the Google Talk plugin has stopped working. My system is up to date, and I've tested both Chrome and Firefox. ...
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Call from GTalk to Pidgin gives error code 7

I have configured Pidgin to connect to my GTalk account. Video and audio are working. I can even make calls from Pidgin to a GTalk account, but not from GTalk to Pidgin. Whenever I try calling Pidgin ...
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How to use gtalk with 2-step verification login

I have turn on 2-step verification for my Google account and I cannot login Gtalk desktop application. I did try to use application specific passcode as recommended here but I still getting the error ...
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How to fix an “install loop” when installing Google Talk plugin on Chrome?

I'm trying to install the Google Talk plugin on a computer running Windows 7 64 bit, Chrome. It appears I am stuck in an "install loop" - whenever I click "install the plugin", everything seems to ...
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How should I add Google Talk users as contacts in Adium?

In Adium, I have a non-Google XMPP account. If I want to add an XMPP Contact that is @gmail.com, do I add them as an "XMPP" contact or a "GTalk" contact? It gives both options. edit: figured it out, ...
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My Google Account not working properly with Ubuntu

When I use Windows, there is no problem; I can use Google Hangouts, Google Plus, and even(!) Google Search. But When I use Ubuntu (tried 12.04, 12.10 and 13.04); I cannot use Google Hangouts, it ...
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Pidgin and conference via Google Hangouts

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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Does Google Hangout support new email notifications like Google Talk?

Does Google Hangout support new email notifications like Google Talk? Because Google Talk is able to inform me when I receive new email on gmail (notification in system tray) - is this possible with ...
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Can't stay invisible on gtalk

Whenever I log in into GMail, its GTalk client tells me: Oops! You are not invisible because you're logged into Google Talk from another client, device, or location that doesn't support ...
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gtalk Windows client trouble: permanent disconnect/reconnect

I have a trouble with my gtalk client on Windows. After signing in it's permanently starts disconnect/connect approximately each 1 minute. It's annoying and I don't understand what is the core of ...
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A specific Google Talk account isn't going online with Telepathy client on KDE

I have some problems using a Google Talk account with Telepathy for KDE. I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 and KDE 4.10.2. I use Telepathy with multiple accounts, also some other Google Talk ones, and ...
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How can I block Google Talk using SelfControl

I am experimenting with SelfControl. Great so far, but I am trying to figure out how to block the GChat/Google Talk app from within the gmail interface. Is there a way to do this?
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Microphone not working with Google Hangout

My microphone works very well, except in Google Hangout. I can hear people very well but they don't hear me, or they hear me as if my microphone is constantly muting and unmuting. People have ...
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Chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat

How do I start a chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat? What values do I use for room and server? Thunderbird 17.0.3.
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List of pepole who can see your online status in Google Talk

I removed some friends from my friend list of my Google Talk, I did not block them. So they see my online status and can send instant message to me. How can I see a list of the people that can see me ...
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Winamp - Google talk Tweak deletes m3u file

I'm using Winamp and Google Talk in daily life. When I'm trying to set my current track in Winamp as music status, Google Talk freeze and crash. To avoid that, I've followed the following tweak showed ...
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Miranda IM file transfer to gtalk doesn't work

I'm running the latest 64bit version of Miranda IM on Windows 8. Gtalk works perfectly fine for me except for file transfers, it says no compatible file transfer mechanism exists when I try sending a ...
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Pidgin not working with Gtalk

I have downloaded latest Pidgin(version 2.10.6) for Windows and tried to gtalk account to it. It shows "not authorized" error. I have tried many options given in the net and its not working for me, ...
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auto transcribe on google talk

I'm hard of hearing and getting worse. When I use Google Talk I would like the far-end party (the one I can't hear) to be transcribed and presented on my screen in real time as the conversation ...
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How to use MCabber (a Jabber client) with Google Enterprise Account?

My company has signed up with Google Apps for Business so I have a Gmail address of the form myname@mycompany.com. I use MCabber as a chat client and am unable to connect using my working mcabberrc ...
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can't connect to google talk using jabber.el

I'm trying to set up my Google talk on jabber.el to chat from Emacs. My Emacs version is 24.2.1 and jabber.el version is 0.8.0 (at least, this is what jabber-info tells me). My configuration is: ...
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Does Google talk support video/audio calls on Linux (using Pidgin)?

I know that Pidgin has a video/audio plugin which I installed. But this doesn't seem to work with gtalk. I guess google doesn't support linux anymore? What is happening is that when I attempt a call, ...
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Does Pidgin support video-chatting with Google Plus users?

Does Pidgin support video chatting with Google Plus users? Just today a friend was trying to video chat with me on pidgin. He said he was calling me, but I didn't get the usual Pidgin prompt to answer ...
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How can I instruct Google Talk to remain in the taskbar when closed?

This seems like a silly question, but does anyone know how I can instruct Google Talk to remain 'open' in my taskbar when closed ( much like skype can be configured to do ); or to restore the ...
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Make Google Talk open links in Chrome

I use Google Talk to check my gmail. For reasons unknown to me Google Talk insists on opening Firefox when I receive an email and click on the popup. Is there a way to make it open links in Chrome ...
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How to connect with Pidgin to Facebook-chat and Google Talk when XMPP port 5222 is blocked?

I have not been able to google this straightforwardly, so here it goes for others. Many networks have firewalls that block all but the basic ports. I am on one of them but I still want to acces gtalk ...
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Pidgin connects to Facebook chat but not to GTalk wiht Tor. How can that be?

I am using Pidgin on Ubuntu 12.04. The university network blocks (I think) port 5222 for XMMP connections. I thought about using Tor to circumvent that. I installed Tor and configured pidgin to use ...
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App or service for scheduled automatic survey / data collection over XMPP? [closed]

I would like to conduct a daily one-question survey for a week or two across and small set of specific gmail users (coworkers). I would like something like a chat bot to ask the question once a day at ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 amd64 and Google Hangout (talkplugin)

I am trying to get Hangout with my camera to work with Quantal. I got the plugin from the PPA here: http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/google_talk_plugin and I also tried downloading it from google ...
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Gtalk to IRC proxy?

Is there some software that exists that acts as a proxy so that someone using gtalk can talk to an IRC channel? I looked into bitlbee but it seems like the reverse of what I want. It allows you to ...
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Google video chat works faster on local LAN than across a WAN connection

Recently the internet speed on our college LAN has dropped drastically. The average file download speed is now 13 Kbps. Google talk's video chat remains unbelievably fast when done with someone within ...
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show real names in Pidgin Google Talk group chats

I'm able to join group chats following these instructions, but all the usernames except mine are just long hex strings. Anyone know a way to display real [nick]names? Based on this answer it seems ...
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Skype and Gtalk crash but Ventrilo works

"Skype crashes and ends up crashing all the other applications. Gtalk works fine except when i make a call. This happens on both of my laptops. Anyone know what the reason could be? I haven't been ...
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Skype and Gtalk crash whenever I make a call

Skype crashes and ends up crashing all the other applications. Gtalk works fine except when i make a call. This happens on both of my laptops. Anyone know what the reason could be? I haven't been able ...
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How do I fix multiple Google Talk Plugin “unsuccessful application installation” errors daily?

I was reminded by a recent Lifehacker article about the Reliability Monitor tool in Windows 7. This morning I opened Reliability Monitor and was greeted by this: There are 5 warnings daily for the ...
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Google Talk plugin eats up CPU

Every time I try to enter a Google+ Hangout or video chat with google talk the cpu is driven to maximum (both cores), but the resolution of the webcam seems poor (<320x240) and the fps is even ...
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Using a USB headset to make phone calls via Gmail on a Mac

I plugged in a USB headset to my Mac, and I was able to select it in my Skype options and that worked fine. But how can I select it for Gmail to use when making calls from there? Right now, when I ...