google talk for ubuntu

Asked by aneesh on 2010-07-06

how to connect gtalk from ubunut ? Is there .Deb package of gtalk software ?

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freedomrun (freedomrun) said : #1

sudo apt-get install pidgin


empathy for GNOME


Kopete for KDE

there are even more.... :)

arjun (arjunak01) said : #2

use pidgin its much better than the others, it supports gtalk,yahoo,msn,icq,irc,facebook etc. you can install it from the Ubuntu software center

I would recommend trying Empathy first as it's included with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. It supports Google Talk, MSN, Facebook etc and is also nicely integrated with the Indicator Applet in the top right of your display.

Empathy can be found in:
    Applications -> Internet -> Empathy.

If that doesn't feel good, try the many alternatives as arjun and nafterburner suggested.

kadaj (qlisp) said : #4

Empathy is already installed. It can be used as Google Talk client.

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