I believe many users are using pidgin and google apps. Google apps support Google Talk. Can we use it in Pidgin? The answer is yes. How to use Google apps account for Google Talk in Pidgin will be introduced in this post.
Let’s use my email address as the exapmle: eric[at]zhiqiangma.info
First add a new account in Pidgin. The configure the new account like this:
Protocol: XMPP Username: eric (First half of Email address) Domain: zhiqiangma.com (Second half of Email address) Resource: gmail.com
Connect port: 5222 Connect server: talk.google.com File transfer proxies: proxy.eu.jabber.org