Help connecting with Google Talk

Julie Halatek juliehalatek at
Wed Dec 4 11:24:01 EST 2013

I am using Pidgin version 2.10.7 through (on a thumb
drive).  I can connect with Pidgin to all other accounts except Google
Talk.  This is the error message in the debug window:

(11:19:36) *account:* Connecting to account juliehalatek at
(11:19:36) *connection:* Connecting. gc = 03733348
(11:19:36) *dnsquery:* Performing DNS lookup for
(11:19:36) *dnsquery:* IP resolved for
(11:19:36) *proxy:* Attempting connection to
(11:19:36) *proxy:* Connecting to with no proxy
(11:19:36) *proxy:* Connection in progress
(11:19:40) *util:* Writing file prefs.xml to directory
(11:19:40) *util:* Writing file
(11:19:42) *util:* Writing file accounts.xml to directory
(11:19:42) *util:* Writing file
(11:19:48) *msn:* C: NS 000: PNG
(11:19:48) *msn:* S: NS 000: QNG 42
(11:19:57) *proxy:* Connecting to
(11:19:57) *proxy:* Error connecting to (Connection
timed out.).
(11:19:57) *proxy:* Connection attempt failed: Connection timed out.
(11:19:57) *jabber:* Couldn't connect directly to Trying to find
alternative connection methods, like BOSH.
(11:19:57) *dnssrv:* querying TXT record for _
(11:19:57) *dnssrv:* Couldn't look up TXT record. DNS name does not exist.
(11:19:57) *jabber:* Unable to find alternative XMPP connection methods
after failing to connect directly.
(11:19:57) *connection:* Connection error on 03733348 (reason: 0
description: Unable to connect)
(11:19:57) *account:* Disconnecting account juliehalatek at
(11:19:57) *connection:* Disconnecting connection 03733348
(11:19:57) *connection:* Destroying connection 03733348

Can someone help?  Thanks!

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