Google Talk is a VoIP/XMPP client for voice chat and instant messaging.

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Google-talkplugin not working in Ubuntu 12.04 64bit

Google-talkplugin is not working for me on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) 64-bit, I have reinstalled the system many times to get it to work but still it doesn't. The problem is not with AppArmor as I have ...
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How to receive texts in Ubuntu desktop

I would like to receive and send texts on Ubuntu desktop. I would be preferable to receive them via pidgin, and also when my phone is not present. I do not have bluetooth. It is a google voice ...
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Google Talk with Empathy on Trusty Tahir?

When I go to "System Settings" -> "Online Accounts" and I choose "Add account" ("Includes Gmail, Google Docs") .. Nothing happens after that - no error messages - its as if it never registered my ...
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How do I install the google-talkplugin?

How do I install the Google talk plugin so I can use gtalk and Google Plus?
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Creating multiuser chatroom in XMPP client

I am using the Profanity XMPP client to create a multiuser chatroom in the terminal. My understanding of the XMPP protocol is that when you join a chatroom with a new name like /join NewChatRoom ...
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I cannot hear an audible alert on Google Chat even when sound is enabled

I cannot hear the audible alert on Google Chat even though I have enabled sound in the options. This is so with both Google Chrome and Firefox on Ubuntu Natty. It would be nice to hear a beep of some ...
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Google Talk Not Working

I'm running on Ubuntu 13.10, and using Google Chrome 64 bit. Because Google Talk wouldn't work, I uninstalled the Talk Plugin to see if that changed anything, but no cigar. Here's an image that'll ...
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Can empathy be configured to stay updated will a full conversation?

The Google Talk web app and Android app will always update themselves with all messages sent from all clients and I was wondering if Empathy can be configured to do this. For example, if I start a ...
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Getting Google Talk/Skype to Work with Pulseaudio

Google Talk/Skype will not transmit my voice. My microphone works in sound recorder, and i can see levels moving when I check sound settings in gmail. How do I fix this
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Is there a way to be notified of a Google hangout request in Empathy?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. With older versions, if I was signed into Google Talk using Empathy, and someone sent me a Hangout/video call request, I'd get a notification of the request the same way ...
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I cannot get Google + video conferencing to work on ubuntu 12.04 LTS

It asks me to install a plugin, but then the installation fails with the following message. breaks existing package 'google-talkplugin:i386'conflict google-talkplugin() Is there anything that I ...
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My webcam is not working with Google+ Hangout, can I make it work?

I just got an invitation for Google+, the video conference feature "hangout" is the first feature I checked out, and unfortunately the webcam is not working, the mic and speakers work ok. When I ...
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Unable to connect to Google Talk using Pidgin (SASL error)

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10, Pidgin stopped connecting to any Jabber service (Google Talk and a local IM). The weird thing is, the same configuration works on a laptop with Ubuntu 11.10, but ...
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Google Talk > Gufw set to Deny/Deny does BLOCK. Please help

I have my Ubuntu 12.04 Server. I installed Google Talk in it. I opened gufw, and set it to deny/deny and there are no allow rules. Now firefox wont connect to the internet which is good... But... ...
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After upgrading to 12.10, Empathy displays 'network error' when connecting to Google Talk

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10, Empathy displays 'network error' when trying to connect to Google Talk. In 12.04 (and earlier versions), Empathy was setup and functioning correctly using Google Talk. ...
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Google Voice plugin for gmail not working (12.04 x64 & firefox 17.0)

When I try to use the "call phones" feature from the gmail chat pane, I get the following message with a link to the download of the *.deb file. Please download the voice plugin to make a call. ...
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Google Talk account not working with Empathy

I am setting up Ubuntu. I just got ubuntu installed this morning. I went to set up Empathy with my Google Talk account, but no matter what, it says "Authorization Failed" even though I can very well ...
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Google voice and video chat plug-in for Ubuntu Touch

I'd like to send and receive phone calls using my google number over Wifi. To do this in a browser on my ubuntu desktop I have to install the Google voice and video chat plug-in but this dose not seem ...
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Connect to Google Talk without giving access to my full Google Account

I would like to use Empathy as a Google Talk client. When I choose to go online, I'm asked to give is-admin@canonical.com (Ubuntu) access to manage my online Photo's, Google Drive, Emails and Videos. ...
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Google Hangout Client - video not available

I am new to ubuntu. The problem is that no video is available though mic works fine . If I try the simple video chat in Gmail that works but not in Google Hangout. I know it is a duplicate of similar ...
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Is there anyway to use Google Talk, with my Google Apps account?

I have a Google Apps acount where I work at, and we use Google Talk to communicate. Any help or ideas would be appreciated.
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How do I receive incoming Google Voice calls using Empathy?

I have a google voice number so I can receive phone calls dialed to an actual phone number when I'm logged into gmail (via the gtalk widget sidebar). I see I can use Empathy to make voice calls with ...
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Empathy cannot connect with Google Talk and Facebook

My Empathy doesn't connect with Google Talk and Facebook. It worked for the first two weeks (after installation). I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin).
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How do I get my (UBUNTU certified) Dell N5050's webcam to work with google video chat and Skype using version 12.04?

I changed the OS on my Dell N5050 to UBUNTU 12.04 from Windows 7, and nowo cheese is the only thing willing to talk with the laptop's camera. Is there a download or "sudo apt-get" command set I can ...
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Google hangouts screensharing crashes [closed]

Starting last week whenever I try to share my screen people see only blackness and when I try to remove screensharing the hangouts session hangs. When I reload the page I am usually told I need to ...
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Microsoft LifeCam Cinema with Ubuntu 12.04: webcam light blinks, and freezes with guvcview [closed]

I am trying to use my USB Microsoft LifeCam Cinema webcam with Ubuntu 12.04. When not in use, it blinks incessantly and seems to slow down my system. Using google voice or guvcview, the camera works ...
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How do I get the webcam working on a Dell Vostro 3460?

The webcam is properly detected on Ubuntu 12.10, but I cannot make it work with Google Talk 3.2.4... No problem with Skype though. xinput shows a Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_E4HD.
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How to make my microphone unmuted on startup?

Every time I boot the microphone is muted. I want it to be unmuted instead. Of course I can do it by 6 easy steps every time: press sound icon in the upper right of the screen. press "Sound ...
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Internal microphone not working in Google talk

My laptop is Lenovo T400, which has an internal microphone. My OS is Ubuntu 10.10. My browser is Firefox 11.0. The internal microphone works fine, because I can use it to record my voice using ...
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Google Talk on Empathy keeps disconnecting

I am unable to use Google Talk with Empathy since I updated to 10.10. I have this problem on three computers, one which updated and two that were fresh installs (4 months apart, so a different image). ...
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Empathy Google Talk with Non Google Account

Updated I use a live/hotmail account for my google services including google chat. In previous versions of empathy, I would specify the domain on my google talk account to talk.google.com and then it ...
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Why is the google PPA reenabled after an upgrade to a new release?

PPA's are normally disabled when you upgrade, and must be re-enabled manually. I upgraded to 12.04 about a month ago and I just noticed that while my other PPAs had all been disabled, the Google PPAs ...
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Webcam image has weird colors and lines over the picture

Does anyone has a clue why the Logitech E3500 camera stream is displayed in some kind of distored or tinted image in GoogleTalk chat ? In both setup window and in the online video chat too. ...
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What plugins are needed to use voice/video chat in empathy?

I would like to voice/video chat with google talk contacts in empathy, but the options are disabled. The help page indicates that this may be due to missing plugins. What plugins must I install to ...
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Alternatives for Google Talk and Cisco VPN?

Part 3 of my question. I am trying to replace my Windows 7 system with a working Ubuntu system but I am running into issues with several software being used at work. Could anyone please advise ...
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How to enable generic microphone with an ALC 880 sound card?

I have an external microphone plug in the back of my tower with a ALC 880 sound card. My sound for the speakers works great. But when I try to use my microphone in Google talk or Skype, no one can ...
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Cannot connect to google talk using empathy/pidgin after upgrading

I can't seem to be able to connect to google talk using either pidgin or empathy after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.10 (fresh install). I do not know why... empathy just writes "Connecting ..." forever ...
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Can't start webcam for google video services [closed]

I've got Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit and have installed the google video chat plugin. However webcam doesn't seem to work (black screen -- no video at all). For cheese it works but shows really bad (black ...
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Google talk video not working

Ok yesterday I tried google talk video for the first time. I am using Ubuntu 11.10, Google talk worked for me on my browser could see and hear both ways. However, when I tired google talk video on ...
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How to run gtalk app with wine?

I used to use gtalk application alot when I used Windows and I still use it at work. At home, where I use Ubuntu 10.04, I usually use pidgin or empathy for using connecting to google talk. But I dont ...
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Is there a reason why previous conversation is not shown in empathy? [closed]

I use Google Talk (chat) in Gmail, Google Plus, Empathy, and on my Android Phone. All but empathy show the messages made in any of the others making it easy to move between my phone and gmail without ...
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Is there a non-web based application for calling in GTalk?

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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Google Talk Plugin in GMail on MacBook 2,1

I'd like to use the chat section in GMail to make phone calls. I've downloaded and installed the Google Talk plugin, and it acts like it knows what it's doing. But when I try to make calls, the ...
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uvc webcam upside down with google+ gtalk plugin

I've got google talk plugin installed and by default, my UVC webcam is upside down on Google+ Hangout video chat. How can I flip it over? I tried this and it didn't work: ...
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Google Talk libcairo2 dependency is not satisfiable

I am trying to install google talk plugin for an old Ubuntu 7.10. It shows an error dependency is not satisfiable libcairo2. Is it possible to install google talk plugin for Ubuntu 7.10? This is an ...
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Logging into empathy after enabling two stage verification in Google

I have enabled two stage verification in my Google account. This has prevented me from logging into gtalk via empathy. Any solutions?
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Google Talk Video Chat

There are no video chat plugins supplied by Google for Ubuntu. They are availabe just for PC and Mac. Are there any alternatives? UPDATE: Google has launched official video chat plugin for Linux ...
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Google Voice and Video: Video is not supported on this OS [closed]

Im running the latest release version (5.0.372.127) of chrome on karmic koala x86. I just installed Google Voice and Video chrome plugin with out problems but if I try to start a video call then I get ...