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Old 08-03-2007, 05:09 AM   #1
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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.

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 give
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 @
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Hi tdbabar

Looks like you got it working
you can also give this a try:
Hope this helps
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You can also try this if you need to.



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