Google Talk is both an instant-messenger program and platform created by Google. The Google Talk app for Windows was be deprecated on February 23, 2015 but as service it's available.

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What do these options do for Google Talk contacts on pidgin?

Pidgin has numerous options for the Google Talk contact (you can see them when you right-click on the contact): Cancel Presence Notification Unsubscribe Block Remove I'm wondering which of these ...
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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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Google voice installation error 1625

Having a problem that's aggravating because of it's simplicity. Machine running Win10 pro x64. There are 2 user accounts, 1 Administrator (the built-in Administrator) and 1 standard user. I wanted ...
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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 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 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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How to set up Google Chrome to dial phone numbers on webpages with Google Chat?

Currently, whenever I click a phone number on a webpage, Chrome launches Skype. I have no idea how this got set up and can't find any phone dialing option in Chrome settings. I would like phone calls ...
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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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How do I set up Google Talk/Hangout in Pidgin?

I'm using pidgin and it work great. But I have trouble getting my google talk/hangout account running. I'm getting the error message: "Not Authorized" I found the following link but noting works for ...
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How to compile and install Pidgin client and add Google Talk (~ Hangouts) into it on Linux? [duplicate]

How does one compile and install Pidgin client and add Google Talk (~ Hangouts) into it on Linux? Not only it is possible, but with relatively high security.
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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 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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Prevent google hangouts plugin from adjusting microphone on Linux

Good Hangouts automatically adjusts the microphone, but it does a terrible job of it and cranks it up such that I am inaudible. While talking on Google Hangouts, I have to constantly have KMix open so ...
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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 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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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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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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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?