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How to configure video chat on pidgin with XMPP non local networks

I want to use pidgin for video chat on Linux with XMPP. Inside local network it appers to be working, but not if leaving the local network. During googling I've found an howto which is adding some ...
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Google Hangouts very high CPU usage

Whenever I use Google+ Hangouts I get extremely high CPU usage (generally 100% on all cores). There are some other threads on SU that have this problem, but they generally have rather low nd systems. ...
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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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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 ...
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Her microphone produces white noise, after a while?

When my friend Skypes with me or gets on FB Video with me, her sound works fine... at first. After a bit, it starts sounding like loud static. It happens more frequently as we restart video chats, ...
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input composite video/audio to Skype?

I'd like to use and external composite video and stereo audio source as input Skype on my Windows desktop and laptop. I'd be starting out with three RCA connectors... Is there an RCA/audio two USB ...
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Windows live messenger video encryption

I was searching for an alternative for Skype video chatting and I found a super user question which recommends windows live messenger. I used it couple of times, and then I was worried about the ...
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working videochat with a macam compatible webcam on macosx?

I have a google xmpp accoutn that I'd like to use for videochat. Given a working webcam, using macam, there is apparently no way to get a decent videochat system on mac. Neither skype nor ichat ...
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How do you video call on Windows Live Messenger 2011?

I have 2 computers here in the same room that I am trying to set up to use video calling. However, the "video call" option is disabled in the main menu on both machines (alt key>Tools>Video>Start a ...
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Chat Roulette-like web site sniffed my HTTP traffic [closed]

I was on a random webchat site, similar to Chat Roulette. I had a couple of different browsers - IE and Firefox - open. I was talking to a person in one of them, and then they identified the URL of ...
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Fast Internet connection, but slow video chat

I am now in South Korea, which is reported to have the fastest internet. (It is kind of true, as it is quite easy for me to get a first post or get in a packed Hangout1 on Google+. If this seems to be ...
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Alternative to tinychat?

I really hate the tinychat interface. I'm looking for a product that provides an: XMPP/IRC gateway (to text chat obviously) No external registration required (as in Google/Aim/Yahoo account ...
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Good Secure Skype Alternative? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Secure video chat program as an alternative to Skype I'm looking for a secure alternative to Skype. While they were once (and arguably still are) ahead of the curve in ...
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Cross-platform video chat via XMPP

I've seen some questions like this one about video chat on non-Windows platforms. I'm specifically wondering about this in a corporate environment, using an internal server rather than one on the ...
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Free software for group video chat

Skype has recently started charging $10/month for group video chat, which neither me nor my friends wish to pay. Are there any free, cross-platform (Windows and OS X) applications which can do video ...