Using Google talk

Luke Schierer lschiere at pidgin.im
Wed Oct 3 08:22:55 EDT 2007


On Wed, Oct 03, 2007 at 07:41:08AM -0400, George Kirschbaum wrote:
> Alex,
> 
> This is off topic and probably covered in a 1000 places but I could not find definitive answers. Would you mind explaining how you have Pidgin set-up to use googlechat/talk? Evidently the way I am doing it doesn't work. Thanks.
> 
> George
> 

If you have a recent version of Pidgin, such as 2.2.1, you would go to
the account management dialog (under the accounts menu), and would click
to create a new account.  In the protocol drop down, select google talk.
Fill in the values.  Leave the defaults it sets.  Save the account.

luke



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