Setting Up Pidgin With Google for Utah State Gvt.

Mark Doliner mark at
Wed Nov 14 11:56:49 EST 2012

On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 8:15 AM, Marc Wade <mwademail at> wrote:
> it changes the protocol to XMPP automatically.

This is normal and expected.  Google Talk uses the XMPP protocol
behind the scenes.

I think there is one other change you'll need to make: on the Advanced
tab set Connect server to  You can avoid this step
by having the DNS administrator add appropriate DNS SRV
records for XMPP.  See for more

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