Gtalk, (google talk) Chat in Linux

Google talk,jabber,yahoo messenger like instant messaging services are not built for Linux, thesea re windows goddies,

when all things goes fine these packages grag linux back from common PC users

Here come pidgin internet messenger

Install pidgin


]# yum install pidgin

and follow the on screen instructions

After install it is available under

Applications > internet > Pidgin Internet Messenger


Its as powerful as googleTalk and Yahoo, apart from these i supports more networs

try it now

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