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i am very new to LINUx can anyone tell me how to install google talk in LINUX.i searched net for it and got information on some RPM command ...but i am not able to do it..my googletalk-setup.exe is already downloaded but i dont how running it
Exe files are for Windows not Linux, so its unlikely that Google Talk will work (although some exe files will run using an app called WINE). You need to use a Linux native chat client like Kopete and Gaim which both work with Google Talk.
I've been using Google talk for months with gaim. Now it doesn't work. It suddenly decided, today, to stop working. I get "Server does use any supported authentication method". I have no idea what is wrong. I've seen others with the same issue, but no one seems to have a clue how to fix it. If anyone has any ideas, it would be greatly appreciated.
Since no one was able to help, I fixed it and here it is after much frustration...
Toss out gaim. I like it but it stopped working so screw it... it's gone now. Configure Kopete and install the qca-tls plugin. This is not a package for any IM, it's simply a library to provide SSL/TLS capabilities for programs that use the QT Cryptographic Architecture. This works even though it doesn't provide a couple of features that gaim has. Too bad. I just need the damn thing to communicate. Problem solved... Moving on.