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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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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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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 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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Google Talk Chat/Conference Solutions

I started using the old confbot python conference script in 2005 for my family. This essentially implements an IRC like conference room over Google Talk (or any Jabber/XMPP server). It has ...
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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 Gtalk communication encrypted?

What is the level of security offered by gtalk against eaves-dropping?
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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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Is Google Talk secure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Gtalk communication encrypted? How can I make sure that my chat is not read by someone else (especially within my organization network)? Using a Wireshark capture in ...
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Are there any free applications for audio chatting via Google accounts in Ubuntu?

Are there any free applications for audio chat for Google accounts in ubuntu ?
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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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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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Backlog / Complete log of gTalk conversation in Adium?

Any way to make adium fetch the complete conversation history for each open window? Android and Gmail will both show you messages received while you were signed out, or signed into a different ...
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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 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 know which google chat client a person is using?

How to know which google chat client a person whom you are chatting with is using? (obviously without asking him :))
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Can anyone read (sniff) my Google Talk messages?

When I use Google Talk over https://gmail.com can anyone read (sniff) my messages?
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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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Can I import my Pidgin chat History to Sametime?

I was using Pidgin as my IM software for Sametime and Google Talk. I'm now switching back to using Sametime 7.5.1 (and Google Talk) separately. Is there any way to import my chat history from Pigdin ...
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How to add a Jabber contact to gtalk?

HI there, I thought it is trival, but I could not get it to work even with loads of googling. So, how do I add an jabber contact to my gtalk contact list? I tried in psi, pidgon and gmail, but the ...
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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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Is it possible to disable ClearType in Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Is it possible to disable ClearType in IE9b? I know about Options->Advanced->Multimedia->"Always use ClearType in HTML" option, but that doesn't solve my problem. btw, besides all web sites that are ...
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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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LAN messenger for Windows with features like Google Talk [closed]

Currently we are using Google Talk as messenger at our work place. Now we are supposed to replace it with some LAN based messenger. It should have at least following features chatting ( if logs are ...
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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 can I add spell checking ability in Google Talk?

Is there any way to add spell checking ability to Google Talk?
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Using Google Talk with a non-apps, non-gmail Google account

I created a Google account with an existing e-mail address from a domain that is NOT hosted by Google. This address is not on an Apps domain and has no gmail service of any kind. Still I am able to ...
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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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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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Instant Messenger proxy with web-based, searchable chat logs and mobile support

Does anybody here know of a decent setup for having multiple computers and devices (iPhone/Android) logged into the same IM accounts (yahoo, gtalk, AIM) with consolidated web-based chat logs? I've ...
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How to use Google Talk video chat on Redhat?

Is there some way? This page says its not possible 'normally'. Is there a workaround for this?
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How to set up multiple accounts in a single Google Talk installation?

I would like to have multiple accounts logged in Google Talk for Windows (poligamy). Is it possible?
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Auto login for gtalk

How to achieve auto login and log off on Google accounts on time based . I am using the chat client is EMPATHY
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miranda with gtalk on custom domain

In my new company we're using google hosted gmail and gtalk and we use our custom domain, so my email looks like k102@mydomain.ru. I'd like to set up my MirandaIM to use gtalk, but can't understand ...
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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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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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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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Is there any software to view hidden (invisible) online friends in Google Talk?

Is it possible to view the hidden (invisible) online friends in Google Talk? I heard that it is possible in Linux through the GtalX client software, but I don't know whether that information is ...
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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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Making Google Talk messages appear on all logged in clients

We're using Google Talk as our unofficial-official chat client around the office at work. One thing that poses a big problem almost every day is the fact that Google Talk only sends a message to the ...
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Hidden Features of Gtalk [closed]

I like gtalk as chat client , it's fast, it works. <3 - Type this we can Heart Symbol What other gtalk tips have you got?
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How can I simultaneously use multiple IM sessions

Is there a tool which will allow me to use all my IM identities from Yahoo | Google at the same time. I would prefer not to logout and login with a different IM identity if I have to communicate with ...
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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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Gtalk for Terminal in Ubuntu

Is there a way to log onto to gtalk and have multiple chats open using the terminal?
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Audio and video chat in Google talk

I use Google talk for chatting with other gmail users. Is there a way tha I can use audio and video in Google talk as well so that they can see my picture and hear my voice?
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How to associate gmail id to pidgin account [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to setup a Google Apps GTalk account in Pidgin? I have an id (myname@mycompany.com) registered via Google Apps so I use myname@mycompany.com to register in Google ...
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Store Google Chat History

I don't use Google Talk. When I am checking my mails in GMail, I use the built-in chat mechanism. I want to store the chat history. Is there any way to record the history in the background while I am ...
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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 ...