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Old 08-03-2007, 05:09 AM   #1
tdbabar
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Gtalk (Google Talk) not working with pidgin


Hi All,

I am just installed pidgin 2.1 & found very interesting.
I am able to login & use the Yahoo/MSN accounts but I cant login to my gtalk account using pidgin. The error shows message like "trying to connect server, timed out connection"
I do not think any network issue becoz from gtalk gadget & gtalk (running on Windows, I can login to my gtalk account.
What could be the issue? Is pidgin uses different ports/protocol than used by gtalk?

Any inputs will be appreciated.

Regards,
Tatya
 
Old 08-03-2007, 06:23 AM   #2
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more to add:
Same problem is with kopete, don't know how to go????
 
Old 08-03-2007, 07:42 AM   #3
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hi ,
give port number 5223 and instead of google.com give talk.google.com
it will work!!
 
Old 08-03-2007, 08:00 AM   #4
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Hey Venki,
Thanks for the reply. I tried that but failed.
But good news is that I can connect to gtalk from kopete now, using 443 as port number.
found the more info @
(http://wiki.kde.org/tiki-index.php?p...e+Talk+support)
 
Old 08-03-2007, 08:24 AM   #5
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Hi tdbabar

Looks like you got it working
you can also give this a try:
http://www.google.com/support/talk/b...n&answer=24073
Hope this helps
 
Old 08-05-2007, 04:10 PM   #6
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You can also try this if you need to.
http://wwwm.meebo.com/index-en.html
 
  


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