Nov 25, 2009


Nov 24, 2009

PIDGIN ( How to Configure GTalk through It?)

When I first installed the UBUNTU 8.04LTS the first thing I configured was the Movie player,ie downloaded the codec s from the UBUNTU COMMUNTY.As I was checking out the various app preinstalled in it I came upon with this PIDGIN a message relay client,so I configured it Instantly with my GOOGLE ACCOUNT and Valla I got my G TAlk in Ubuntu. I had almost forgotten about this wiz gadget until my friend TANMOY tweeted bout it.As of now I know that most of my friends and mates are getting crazy bout LINUX and are trying their hands on different LINUX’s apps so I sould at the moment share PIDGIN with them.

Here’s the step to configure PIDGIN in your LINUX ( I use UBUNTU 8.04 but its the same procedure for FEDORA and OPEN SUSE )

1. Open APPLICATION --->INTERNET----->PIDGIN (its preinstalled in all the linux so nochance you wont get it there)


2.As you open it ,you will be asked to add an account , CLICK on ADD tab.A new window(shown in the screen shot will open),OPEN the BASIC tab


3. SCROLL the PROTOCOL menu to find GOOGLE TALK.Select it.


4.ENTER your GOOGLE user id in SCREEN NAME, ENTER your GOOGLE password in PASSWORD,Your name as LOCAL ALIAS,dont change anything else


5.OPEN the ADVANCED tab, check if CONNECT PORT is 5222,CONNECT SERVER is talk.google.com . SAVE it.


6.YOUR new account for G Talk is created as shown.


You can later change ,modify or delete it as wish


7.Now as you close the previous window,your BUDDY LIST will appear,these are your friends online at that moment(glad that some were online so that I coould take the screen shot)


You can change your status analogous to the G talk App here too,see the screenshot!!


8.Now if you wish to chat with one or more of your online friends just take the mouse cursor over his/her name,their status and details will appear,click on it and You are ready to chat.Type in!!!!!! Screenshot-7

Here , see I’m chatting with some of my peoples from the BUDDY LIST


You can always see you status from the toolbar

Screenshot-11 And, thus your PIDGIN is configured with G Talk. Get chatty and enjoy !!!!!!!!

PIDGIN is also available for WINDOWS XP SP2, VISTA,WIDOWS 7 and also for MAC

FILE TRANSFER is also possible with PIDGIN but limitations are there about the size of the file, I’m not sure but mostly its max around 25 MB



Thus my friends , enjoy PIDGIN and do your FEEDbacks bout what you think bout this app,and my scribbling too. My next venture is to configure TWITTER in PIDGIN lets see if I come successful , as you will know if I do. Until then ENJOY G TALK.


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Nov 16, 2009

ALL IS WELL !!!!!!!!

Hello Bloggers,this is my first blog of the month and specially after a wonderful and splendid visit of MALDA MURSIDABAD with my lovely mates,but I wont be blogging anything bout the trip in the current blog,as it will be done in a special blog later when I will get it well composed as so many things to say but my vocabulary is mere.

The thing I felt last night when I was listening to the ALL IZ WELL track from the film 3IDIOTS inspired me to scribble something down.

All is well“ the three simple words means a lot and holds different aspects and relative meaning in every other beings beings life.”WELL” what20090412125037943 does it actually mean:- well being,well formed,well motivated or just good health,what? Well,WELL actually means all of them,yes, but its relevance is different for different people in terms of their aspects.

What I fell these days that people rather hide their feelings and emotion by these 3 words.No body can be absolutely happy or absolutely well of health but still when you ask somebody How are You?How is everything going? the most obvious and common answer that you might come across is “ALL IS WELL”.

So is these three words the light of hope residing in us all??Is it only for this reason we try to neglect of sufferings,hide it from others but thinking everything is going fine rather very well?? The answer is unknown to me and I will definitely try to find it out soon till then ALL IS WELL for me too.

TOO BE CONTINUED.............

PS: Emotions can only be expressed by human beings,so dont hide them let them flow

Any Messages For Me ?????


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