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Using Shotwell, I discovered that to publish to Flickr I need to set up an online account. But the online-accounts system settings only has support for Google, Facebook, Windows Live, Microsoft Exchange and Enterprise Login (Kerberos).

How do I add account types?

These appear to be properly installed (dpkg-reconfigure returns silently):

  • gnome-control-center-signon is already the newest version.
  • account-plugin-yahoo is already the newest version.
  • account-plugin-flickr is already the newest version.

Here's the config file (I think):

> cat /usr/share/applications/gnome-online-accounts-panel.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Name=Online Accounts
Comment=Manage online accounts
Exec=gnome-control-center online-accounts
Icon=goa-panel
Terminal=false
Type=Application
StartupNotify=true
Categories=GNOME;GTK;Settings;DesktopSettings;X-GNOME-Settings-Panel;X-GNOME-PersonalSettings;
OnlyShowIn=GNOME;XFCE
X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Bugzilla=GNOME
X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Product=gnome-control-center
X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Component=Online Accounts
X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Version=3.4.2
X-GNOME-Settings-Panel=online-accounts
# Translators: those are keywords for the online-accounts control-center panel
Keywords=Google;Facebook;Flickr;Twitter;Yahoo;Web;Online;Chat;Calendar;Mail;Contact;
X-Ubuntu-Gettext-Domain=gnome-control-center-2.0

History: Started out with Ubuntu (64-bit), then in 12.04 installed xubuntu-desktop and have been using that. Upgraded to 12.10.

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There seems to be some confusion here. Ubuntu Online Accounts and Gnome Online Accounts are not the same thing -- they are (unfortunately) completely different systems with incompatible APIs. What you should be looking at is the Ubuntu Online Accounts, which you can access from Ubuntu's system settings. Gnome Online Accounts doesn't yet work with Shotwell, so that isn't the right thing to look at here. –  MrEricSir Nov 6 '12 at 23:07
    
Not sure I follow you. From the XUbuntu Applications Menu, I select 'Settings Manager' and then 'Online Accounts'. From there, I can only add the above-mentioned online accounts, e.g., no Flickr. Where would I find the "Ubuntu Online Accounts"? Update: found related bug that notes that UOA is not available currently: askubuntu.com/questions/215249/… –  Fen Dec 4 '12 at 2:10
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