Problems connecting just downloaded

Tres Finocchiaro tres.finocchiaro at
Fri Sep 6 21:46:02 EDT 2013


Google talk uses XMPP.  The drop-down option is only offered as a

Despite how strange it looks, it is correct by switching to XMPP.  If you
have connectivity problems it is very likely they are caused by something
unrelated to this observation.

On Sep 6, 2013 9:42 PM, "madilane" <madilane at> wrote:

> I just downloaded Pidgin and when I added my gmail account for google
> talk, I chose the protocol as google talk which then puts in the gmail
> domain.  Put in my username and password but when I go into the program to
> the buddy list it switches the protocol to XMPP, it will not stay on google
> talk, so it is unable to connect and did not download my buddy list. ****
> What to I do???****
> Thank you****
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