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No notification sound of google talk on ubuntu 12.04

everyone. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and chromium. The problem I am facing is that there is no sound notifications of the incoming message. After doing some search on internet, I found that may be this ...
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Pidgin and Gtalk (online version) don't always synchronize

I use Pidgin to chat with my YM and GTalk friends. Usually, when I am signed into my Gmail account and I'm also connected to Pidgin, I receive my messages in both my browser-integrated Gtalk window ...
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Is Yahoo Messenger, Gtalk, Hotmail Messenger now available on ubuntu 13.04?

I am a messenger user and most of all like using all the messengers including yahoo, hotmail, gtalk. I want to know whether ubuntu now has all these messenger version that works perfectly on their OS. ...
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Why is “sudo touch <<some file name>>” needed before installing certain packages?

I'm asked to do "sudo touch /etc/default/google-talkplugin" prior to installing 'google-talk plugin' in their installation instructions
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How to use a network video stream (from an ip webcam) as a webcam

I have a network video stream (mjpeg) from an android phone that acts as an ip webcam and I would like to use it as an actual webcam on my pc (for google talk, skype etc.)