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Is there a option to do this without having to use it in browser but also have ability to call, not only chat?

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Not to be daft, as I see several answers here. You are referring implicitly to the Voice Chat and / or Video Chat features of GTalk correct? – lazyPower Mar 16 '11 at 0:36
@lazyPower - good question, only gtalk is the text chat, and google voice is the voice chat :) – RolandiXor Mar 16 '11 at 1:41
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Empathy Install Empathy, the default chat client, supports google talk.

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Pidgin Install Pidgin is a chat program which lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on MSN, talking to a friend on Google Talk, and sitting in a Yahoo chat room all at the same time.

You can access it from Applications -> Internet menu. At first run it asks you add your accounts you can add you gtalk account through that.

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Is that for calling also? – Riki137 Mar 15 '11 at 17:34
You can't call this way, only chat. – Riki137 Mar 15 '11 at 18:21
you need to enable video and voice suport in plugins to use gtalk video and voice service – sagarchalise Mar 16 '11 at 2:34
Instructions for configuring GTalk with Pidgin: Google apps accounts, regular accounts – Lekensteyn Feb 17 '12 at 12:22

Kopete Install kopete For KDE desktop, Kopete is the default chat application, and supports GTalk.

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Gtalk uses the jabber protocol, which any number of non-web clients can use. I for example use iChat on mac.

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Right - but what about voice & video? – Broam May 26 '11 at 13:30

Or may you want to try this trick, it works almost equal to gtalk for windows.You can make audio/video calls also

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