Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Google Hangouts is a free instant messaging service that enables the users to easily char between one another from both computer and mobile phone. All you need in order to benefit from this service is to have a Google Mail account, install the Google Talk Plugin and the Google Talk Plugin and Google Talk Plugin Video Rendered add-ons, for Mozilla Firefox.
In this article I will show you how to install Google Talk Plugin 188.8.131.52 On Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because in is available via the Google Repository, installing Google Talk Plugin 5.2.4 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the repository to your system and get it’s key, update the local repository index and install the google-talkplugin package. Like this:
$ wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/talkplugin/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install google-talkplugin
After the Google Talk Plugin has been successfully installed, open your Firefox browser, go to Tools -> Add-ons -> Plugins and enable Google Talk Plugin and Google Talk Plugin Renderer.