Finally Google voice and video chat is available for Linux, so If you’ve been wanting to use voice and video chat on Linux , then we have good news for you: it’s now available! Visit gmail.com/videochat to download the plugin and get started.
If you diden`t hear about Google voice and video chat before, it is a service that allows users to initiate a video chat with high-quality audio directly from within Gmail, iGoogle and the company’s Orkut social networking site – one of the most visited sites from Brazil and India.
According to a post on the Official Gmail Blog by Google Software Engineer Tristan Schmelcher, support for Linux was the developers “top video chat request”. Voice and video chat for Linux currently supports Ubuntu and other Debian-based distributions. Reportedly, RPM support is coming soon.