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Problem: Whenever I suspend in 12.04 and awake my laptop, Empathy doesn't automatically reconnect and I always have to manually log off and log back in again. Any fixes for this bug?

More Details: Running 12.04 and whenever I suspend/hibernate/close laptop lid, when I restore my session, Empathy is never able to reconnect. In the Accounts settings it says "Failed to retrieve your personal information from the server" If I disable and re-enable my account, then it logs back in no problem, but I have to do this little work around every single time I resume from a suspend/hibernate. Is there any way to fix this so that Empathy automatically reconnects? Thanks for any help in advance.

The account in question is a Facebook account (its the only protocol I use)

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This should be reported as a bug if you have not done so already. –  Eliah Kagan Jul 12 '12 at 4:24

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Maybe not ideal, but have you tried Pidgin?

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Yes I've used Pidgin before, great app, but I'm trying to stick with all the default Ubuntu apps as kind of an experiment/trial to see if my needs can be handled by just the default apps shipped in Ubuntu so I'm actually in need of a fix/script/workaround for this little bug. Thanks though! –  dswhite85 Jul 12 '12 at 2:30

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