Google Talk is an instant-messenger program created by Google

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Voice chat with Google talk users

Is there any app that support Audio chat with Google talk users? Indeed I am looking for a replacement for GoogleTakl and Google Video browser plug-in? My main concern is audio and video support is ...
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Tips for finding the tab and answering an incoming call with Google Talk ?

Ok, so you have 10 browser windows with 7 tabs each, some of which are minimized and some not. You are logged into Gmail two or three times for personal and work purposes with different Google Voice ...
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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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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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What is maximum count of friends on GoogleTalk friend list?

I am developing a client for GoogleTalk server and need to know maximum count of friends Google allows a user to add to his/her friend list.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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google-voice not working outside of gnome

I got google-voice working in ubuntu under Gnome. But for some reason when I log into my WM, Xmonad, google voice doesn't recognize my webcam. Do I need to run some daemon or app along with my WM to ...
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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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How can I make Google Talk client not to change icon colour when there is a new mail?

I've marked the "disable all notifications" option but this seems to only control the pop-ups, not the icon colour change ... I don't want to be alerted to new emails but rather check the inbox when I ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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add contacts to Gtalk using Pidgin

I'm using Pidgin for Instant Messenger,it connects to multiple accounts-as Ebuddy-. Log-in with Google Account "Gmail" Then I'd like to add my friends E-mail as they are different ...
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IRSSI logs variables?

I'm using IRSSI with XMPP and GTalk, and logs are formatted as follows: autolog_path = "~/.irssi/logs/$tag/$0.%y-%m-%d.log" The problem is, it generates this log file when the user is connected ...
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Getting Kopete to work with Google voice chat on GNOME - FC14 - x86_64

Kopete works great with Google Talk, but I have not been able to use Google voice chat either on Google Chrome or Kopete. Skype works great. Please advise.
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Import chat contacts

I have a Google Apps account which I used for Chat. my jabber used to be name@domain1.com I use a new Domain with Google apps primarily now. So I want to import from my chat contacts from ...
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Pidgin - Google Talk - How to display the dialpad

I have Google Voice working with Google Talk and pidgin on my local computer. My problem is that if I dial a conference number, I need a dial pad to enter the numbers, how can I get pidgin to display ...
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How do I use an AIM/Windows Live/Yahoo! account to chat with Google Talk users?

I just got a new phone with IM capability. I'm too cheap to pay for a data plan, but I do have unlimited texts/IM. However, all my friends use Google Talk, and this phone only supports AIM/Windows ...
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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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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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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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windows auto lower the microphone boost

I'm using Windows 7 and I have an issue with the microphone boost. With every restart the boost is decreased to 0 db but the control says I'm still on 20 db yet people can't hear me. To fix the issue ...
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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 keeps asking for proxy auth

I use two internet connection at home, DSL and mobile internet ( using usb modem ). Ever since I start using Windows 8, Google Talk keep asking for proxy ( 0.0.0.0 ) authentication when I am using the ...
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gtalk Windows client trouble: permanent disconnet/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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Skype, GTalk, and YMessenger crash when I start a voice call

If I am listening to music or recording audio I have no issues, but only social voice/video chat application keeps hanging. My OS is windows 7 64-bit SP1 , and my sound driver is the latest Conexant ...