Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Getting Pidgin to work w/Google Talk for your own domain

What a pain in the arse. I use gmail to host my own domain and getting Pidgin to work with it took a little extra effort.

Click Accounts -> Manage Accounts -> Add

Protocol: XMPP
Username: <username>
Domain: <your-domain>
Resource: Home
Password: <password>

Click Advanced Tab.
Check Force old(port 5223)SSL
Connect port: 443
Connect server:

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