Configuring gtalk in pidgin in Debian 6 Squeeze x64 GNOME for Google Apps account

If you are going to use Google Apps account in pidgin you have to use a few tricks to make things working:

In Basic tab:

1. Change Domain from to

In Advanced tab:

2. Remove check “Require SSL/TLS” and set “Force old (port 5223) SSL

3. Change “Connect port” to 443

4. Change connect server to

This should do it. Here is a screenshot from my working setup:


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