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Google Voice and Video

This is the first version I came across. It crashes before it tells me a version number.

Application Details:

Version: Unknown
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.gmail.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.12

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Audio calls works fine, the best sound quality yet, the plugin itself seems to be ok.

What does not

Installer hangs at downloading files. It is a BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) problem.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Video chat. It couldn't detect my webcam.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

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  • Driver:

Additional Comments

I tested this using Windows version of Firefox 3. I also had to copy manually Google's dll, and mess with Registry Editor as described here: http://alex.eftimie.ro/2008/11/18/howto-gmail-voice-and-video-chat-on-ubuntu-linux/

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 13 20091.1.12N/A Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 15 20081.1.8No Not installable GarbageJohn C. McCabe-Dansted 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
18443 Could not initiate GoogleTalkPlugin connection in Google Video/Voice chat NEW View

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