How to use GAIM with G-Talk

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This quick tutorial is copied from www.tech-recipes.com.

1. Open GAIM
2. From the buddy list screen, click Tools
3. Then click Accounts
4. Click the Add button
5. Select Jabber as the protocol
6. Your screen name is your gmail login. (For example, login@gmail.com)
7. Server is gmail.com
8. Resource is Gaim
9. Your password is your gmail password.
10. Select as alias what you want to be called on your IM screen. If you leave this blank, it’ll use your whole gmail address which is way too big for your little IM screen. If nothing else, just put in Me in the alias box.
11. Click Show More Options
12. Select the Use TLS if available checkbox
13. As you connect server type: talk.google.com
14. Click Save

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