Pidgin Cannot Connect To Google Talk Or Yahoo Messenger

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Thu Nov 14 22:11:57 EST 2013

On Nov 14, 2013 2:11 PM, "Tom" <tomtg2001 at> wrote:
>  Hello:   I am using ubuntu 12.04.3  and I set up pidgin and installed
google talk and yahoo messenger talk, but neither one can connect
>  It just keeps saying that "it timed out"
> Is there a fix for this and is there another IM talk I can install to
talk to
> my Googel and Yahoo friends?

This sounds like a network problem - a firewall or something is preventing
access to the servers.

The debug log ( will
have more info.

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