LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > General
User Name
Password
General This forum is for non-technical general discussion which can include both Linux and non-Linux topics. Have fun!

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-18-2006, 11:13 AM   #1
bnj
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: Switzerland
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 70

Rep: Reputation: 15
google talk and xmpp


I read somewhere [1] that google talk is going to support the xmpp protocol, which is a protocol supported by Jabber. On the jabber.org page, they say that iChat (the mac software) is a jabber client [2].
Does it mean that google talk will be compatible with iChat (and gaim, and many other popular clients?)

anybody has an idea?

Benjamin

[1] http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/68491 (in german, sorry)
[2] http://www.jabber.org/software/clients.shtml
 
Old 01-18-2006, 11:53 AM   #2
frob23
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: Roughly 29.467N / 81.206W
Distribution: Ubuntu, FreeBSD, NetBSD
Posts: 1,449

Rep: Reputation: 47
Yes, I currently have a google talk account in gaim.

They [google] have HowTos on their site for setting it up.
 
Old 01-19-2006, 02:44 AM   #3
bnj
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: Switzerland
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 70

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Indeed!

Here is the list of compatible clients. Click on the name of a client to see the instructions.
http://www.google.com/talk/otherclients.html

Wow, that's cool.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
configuring google talk in Gaim mohtasham1983 Linux - General 4 09-05-2005 04:52 PM
Google Talk and Kopete Riddick Slackware 5 09-03-2005 08:37 PM
configuring gaim for google talk crimsonflame123 Linux - Software 4 08-29-2005 01:36 PM
Google Talk Im is now working craigevil General 4 08-23-2005 11:56 PM
Google talk is fun. Zhou General 16 06-06-2005 09:22 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:17 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration