Bug 238666 - pidgin doesn't support jabber protocol (for gtalk).
Summary: pidgin doesn't support jabber protocol (for gtalk).
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pidgin   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Warren Togami
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Keywords: Desktop
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-05-02 06:10 UTC by sangu
Modified: 2018-04-11 19:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-02 14:02:53 UTC
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Description sangu 2007-05-02 06:10:49 UTC
Description of problem:
pidgin doesn't support jabber protocol (for gtalk).

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1. Accounts -> Add/Edit
2. Select Protocol
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Comment 1 Mark Doliner 2007-05-02 06:14:13 UTC
Yes it does.  You probably just need to install some additional cyrus-sasl packages.

Comment 2 Stu Tomlinson 2007-05-02 11:05:26 UTC
We changed the display name of the protocol to "XMPP" in Pidgin, which is
technically more correct but might take a bit of getting used to. Is that what
you were looking for?

Comment 3 sangu 2007-05-02 14:02:53 UTC

See Also : http://www.google.com/support/talk/bin/answer.py?answer=24073

Comment 4 Miles Lane 2007-05-03 06:33:06 UTC
Why not call it XMPP/Jabber or something similar?  I searched around quite a
while and found no pages saying, "Hey, the Jabber protocol is also called XMPP!"
 You will otherwise be confusing a lot of users and obfuscating the UI.

Comment 5 Matěj Cepl 2007-05-03 13:30:01 UTC
Jabber is trademark of Jabber Inc. (http://www.jabber.com) so it cannot be used
as an equivalent of XMPP.

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