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To the best of my knowledge, this is no longer supported -- in late 2013, Google announced that they were "dropping" XMPP support. What this has meant in practice is that multi-protocol chat clients are still able to connect to Google Talk via the existing XMPP authentication mechanism, just as it's still possible to chat with non-Gmail XMPP contacts from ...
The problem is that on Ubuntu 14.04, Empathy uses (F4 key) gnome-account, but the tutorial using empathy-skype and skype-manager says to add your Skype account to the Empathy protocol named ‘bigbrownchunx-skype-dbus’. My solution is to open a terminal and type: empathy-accounts. You will open the screen described in the tutorial; then select Skype (dBus) ...
In Ubuntu 14.04 the messaging account management is done via the 'Online Accounts' panel. You can either open Empathy and select 'Accounts' or open 'System Settings' and go directly to 'Online Accounts'. In the 'Online Accounts' panel choose the 'Add account' option and select to create a new account for the 'Salut' service. This enables the known 'People ...
This could be a google-specific matter regarding contacts. On an up to date Ubuntu 14.04 I can't access any google contacts. My google-calendar however integrates just fine. So may be this is a bug.
I am using the 64bit version of Ubuntu 14.10 and it has Empathy They might have removed it from the 32bit version? You could always download it from the Ubuntu Software Centre
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