Google Talk For Ubuntu – Procedure To Install and Use [ Web Based Gtalk For Linux ]

by Abhishek Bhatnagar on August 23, 2010

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As if now, google has not released gtalk desktop based application for linux environment like ubuntu and others. Today we tell you about a cool package for ubuntu which allows you to run the gtalk in ubuntu, follow step by step procedure below to install and run web based google talk in ubuntu linux

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1. Open Ubuntu software center a shown in the image below  

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2. Under Ubuntu Software Center, search for the package prism google talk for ubuntu as shown in the image below – once you get prism for google talk click the install button on that package

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3. Once installed, you will see google talk in Applications >> Internet – once you try to run it, it will open a small window like shown below

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4. You will need to enter you google account username and password to sign in web based version of google talk.

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5. Once, it validates the username and password, you are good to go and start chatting right away, multiple chats will open in different tabs

Note: For all those who are not using Ubuntu, can use free Pidgin Internet Messenger which works across almost all the versions of linux

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