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Month: November 2009

Pidgin, Google Talk error, not singing in.

Pidgin, Google Talk error, not singing in.

I have been using Pidgin for about a month with no issues. Then all of a sudden It will not connect to my google talk account. I found this link that tells you have to set the advanced tab, and that fixed everything for me. Go to Accounts, choose Edit you Google talk account, > Click on the advanced tab > Enter in the following: Check Force old (port 5223) SSL Un-Checked: Allow plaintext auth over unencrypted streams Enter: Connect…

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Pidgin, the Trillian and Meebo replacement.

Pidgin, the Trillian and Meebo replacement.

I have a lot of IM accounts, mainly because my customers use different platforms and then I have my personal accounts as well. What I have been using for a long time was Trillan . It allows you to sing in to all of your accounts from one application. I also use Meebo, Meebo is a web based tool dose the same thing. Things in Trillan have always seems to clunky for me and I could get my 100s o…

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Google Wave and a Freeswitch Conference Bridge on a cloud.

Google Wave and a Freeswitch Conference Bridge on a cloud.

So yesterday, I got my official invite to the Google Wave “PREVIEW” they are not calling it beta. Wave is very cool and overall I really like it, It is in Preview so it is a little buggy still and the public waves are a little hard to manage. The real time communication is amazing. I was leaving my feedback about iRacing and while I was still writing someone else was responding to be. I think for the luddites to…

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