When I try to download google video chat plugin, it tells me that my country is restricted from using their services , however I manage to do it using some software. Where is it installed in my computer so that when I do a clean install of Ubuntu's new version I just copy that to my new install?
You can get the Google Video and Chat plugin from the page http://www.google.com/chat/video/ and you can use for Audio/Video PC to PC calls anywhere in the world.
You can also place Audio/Video calls with any Empathy user (the default IM/Audio/Video chat program in Ubuntu).
What is not available around the world is phonecalls to telephone numbers. It is currently only available to the US and Canada.
And finally, how do you use the Google Talk plugin? Just log in to your GMail account, select a contact, you will be able to see that you can have a video chat (you get the option for video chat if they have a camera, or the video chat icon is greyed).
How do you verify that the Google Talk plugin is installed in Firefox? Simply visit in Firefox
if you are using google chrome then just type in the address bar
then on the top right side of the screen click details and that will show you the paths of all your plugins i'm sure there will be a way of doing this in firefox but i do not have it installed so i can't check
EDIT: just checked i do have firefox lol it works the same about:plugins but it doesn't show file paths but you can get the file name and use locate in the terminal to search and find its location
If you downloaded the
To remove the Google video plugin on Ubuntu from the command-line:
You will still have to kill the process manually:
The first number displayed is the process identifier for the Google Talk Plugin. Kill it with:
With the following command:
If libnpgoogletalk.so is somewhere else, then change path of file!