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Whenever I try to add Facebook account in Gwibber, It gives the following error:

**Unable to load page**

Problem occurred while loading the URL

**Cannot resolve proxy hostname ()**

How can I fix it?

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I got your problem now. Try this few steps:

  1. Go to Home folder, then show all hidden files using Ctrl+H.
  2. Browse to .config/gwibber.
  3. Delete gwibber.sqlite.
  4. Now try to connect your Facebook.
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Yes My internet is working very well. I even Authorized Twitter successfully. The only problem is in Facebook Authorization. Could you please help me out in fixing Proxy setting? – Ashish Jun 20 '12 at 15:10
@Ashish I see. I updated my answer. Does it work? – Drie Jun 20 '12 at 16:16
Done. But it Didn't helped. And Bytheway I just removed the twitter account and tried authorizing again and found the same problem in that as well. – Ashish Jun 20 '12 at 17:09
Really? Did you try updating your software? Or re-install Gwibber? – Drie Jun 20 '12 at 17:12
I did tried Updating it and even tried installing it without pluggins because I somewhere read that "telepathy-butterfly" creates problem. But nothing is working out – Ashish Jun 20 '12 at 17:18

Here's what I did:

According to this link:

Currently gwibber seems to expect a direct connection to the net, no use of a proxy. Gwibber should really query gnome for proxy information and use it for connecting to the net. You could also consider using libproxy.

So I went to

System Settings > Network > Network Proxy

and selected "None" in the "Method" box, instead of Automatic or Manual. Then applied it system wide and ta-da! Gwibber now works.

Hope I helped!

EDIT: Added a screenshot for reference image for reference

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Have you set phone verification for your facebook? If yes please turn it off 1st. Login to Gwibber, and turn back your phone verification on facebook.

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Yes, It's currently on. I switched it off now and tried again. But it's not working out. Gwibber is unable to even open the login page, then how can it communicate with my account? – Ashish Jun 20 '12 at 15:22
Please Turn it OFF an login your Facebook from Gwibber. – penreturns Jun 20 '12 at 15:23
Does this post help you @Ashish ? – penreturns Jun 20 '12 at 15:35
Nopes :( No improvement. – Ashish Jun 20 '12 at 15:42
Did you turn it off before login to Gwibber? If still cant login im sorry Sir. Because in my case, phone verification is the issue. But your's im not sure. – penreturns Jun 20 '12 at 15:48

I found the answer here:

Here is the important part:

Head to System Settings -> Network, in Network Proxy tab set Proxy Method to None and click “Apply system wide”.

Hope this will help!

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