If you enjoy using Linux and Gmail you will be pleased to know that Google has now added voice and video chat support, responding to users requests.
Originally introduced back in November 2008, Google voice and video chat uses a free downloadable plug-in and various Internet standards, including XMPP, RTP, and H.264.
Google’s video chat service allows you to have video conferencing with high quality audio directly from within your Gmail account or iGoogle. You can also use the service if you are a member of the Orkut social networking site.
Google Video Chat currently supports Ubuntu and other Debian-based distributions and RPM support is expected to arrive very shortly.
You can now download the Linux Video Chat plug-in form the Google website here.