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How to prevent echo when using google voice?

When I used Google voice to make a call, the other side informed me that he could hear his echo. The reason is that I was using my laptop's internal microphone as input and internal audio stereo as ...
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Pidgin and conference via Google Hangouts

I have a question about Pidgin and Google Hangouts. Private chats work in Pidgin, all fine. But how can I get an existing conference in Pidgin via Hangouts?
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How do I set up Google Talk in Pidgin?

When I try setting up Google Talk in Pidgin. I get the message: Unable to Connect EDIT: (I have it working in Digsby fine) Here is my setup:
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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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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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Is Gtalk communication encrypted?

What is the level of security offered by gtalk against eaves-dropping?
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How to start a group chat in Google Talk client?

I created a group chat with Google Talk gadget, but I can't do it in the desktop client. Maybe pidgin can do it
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How to change status to “Idle” in Google Chat? [closed]

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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How to solve the Pidgin GTalk client not working on Windows 7 problem?

When I try to connect my pidgin to my gtalk account it doesn't work anymore. What should I do? The error is Not Authorized I used Protocol XMPP Username without @gmail.com Domain gmail.com ...
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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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Is it possible to receive SMS text messages on the computer?

I do not have a mobile phone. However, I would like to send and receive SMS text messages to friends' mobile phones using my computer (Windows) and the Internet. Skype allows me to send SMS ...
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How can I get Google Chat and Gmail notifications without having Chrome open?

I bought an old laptop from a friend recently, and I've been trying to get it up and running with all the services that I'd like to use. One of these is Google Chat/Gmail. However, the laptop isn't ...
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Google Talk buddies aren't appearing online in Pidgin

I don't know what changed (or if this is just a fluke with Google Talk at the moment), but my Google Talk buddies aren't appearing online in Pidgin even though they are. I tried deleting the account ...
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Google Talk Notifications Mess Up My Current Active Window

While I was working on a word file, a gTalk notification poped-up. Before it did the search box in the word document was the active part. After the notification, I found the cursor active at the body ...
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Text not displaying on google talk on Windows 7 (Ubuntu Wine)

is there any solutions to display the text on google talk... Please help P.S I installed google talk on wine in ubuntu oerating system. many thanks ahead the time..
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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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How to insert new line character in Gtalk status message?

How can I insert in lines in status message in gtalk ? Is it allowed or not?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Connecting Adium to Google Talk with a 2-factor authentication account isn’t working

Anyone else having this problem? After turning on 2-factor authentication on my Google Account I stopped being able to log in through Adium (Mac IM client that uses Pidgin’s libpurple for IM). ...
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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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How can I install Google Chrome and Talk to a non-default location?

I'm trying to install Google Chrome and Google Talk to a non-default location. How can I do this? My Googling suggested that the Pack installer can do it, but for me it didn't give any such ...
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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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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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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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Why can't I send or receive files using Google Talk?

I have an install of Windows 7 64-bit. Actually I have 3, and the one I'm talking about is the only one with this issue. It seems that I can send IMs and be involved in VOIP calls, but nothing will ...
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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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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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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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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 consistently enable screen sharing with iChat

I am unable to consistently get screen sharing in iChat to work. When I select an online buddy, under the Buddies menu the options "Share my screen with Bob" and "Ask to Share Bob's Screen" are ...
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How to use iChat as client for Google Talk with Google Apps account?

I'm using Google Apps with my own domain name. However, the account is not usable with iChat for Google Talk because of this error: iChat can't log in to talk.google.com because your login ID or ...
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Suggest a good IM client which supports Gtalk, MSN and Facebook chat [closed]

Suggest a good IM client which supports Gtalk, MSN and Facebook chat. PS: I am using RHEL 6, I have kopete but it doesn't support facebook.
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Can we have a linux terminal chat client for gmail?

Does a gmail terminal chat client exist or anyway one can write it?
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Is there a client for Google Talk, for Mac, that allows phone calls?

I'm having no luck finding a client for Google Talk that is both for Mac (OS X) and that allows phone calls (not just chatting with other Google Talk users). If I leave the browser page open to ...
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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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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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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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Webcam effects for Windows 7

I need a software that can creates effects in webcam for video chat in Google and Skype. I can do effects with HP touchsmart softwares. but not able to do the same for Google talk or Skype. EDIT: ...