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I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I connected Empathy with my Facebook account. It adds only a couple contacts, while I know that from the browser, many of my friends are online.

How can I solve this?

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I have almost de same problem with my Yahoo contacts. – Radu Rădeanu Apr 27 '13 at 13:52
Saw the same trouble, started about 1 week ago. I didn't solve it. It broke in Pidgin at the same time. Pidgin now requires "connect server" in the advanced settings to also be set to to work correctly. I fooled around with similar settings in empathy this morning and found the work around in the short term, unfortunately, is to use pidgin. – user152979 Apr 27 '13 at 18:15
Since the release of FBMessenger FB plugin does not work – user153230 Apr 28 '13 at 11:57
Ok, thank you anyway! – Alessandro Apr 28 '13 at 17:07
Try removing your account and adding it back. That happened to me after the upgrade and this fixed it. – haneefmubarak May 14 '13 at 1:59

I'm using Ubutu Raring and the most recent Empathy version 3.6.4. I have the issue facebook contacts don't show up. I reinstalled account plugin facebook (also the newest version) in Synaptic package manager and the problem solved.

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May be your current version of empathy chat is not completely compatible with UBUNTU 13.04

Try downloading a newer version of Empathy chat from the Ubuntu software center...

Hope this helps....

Feel free to comment for queries.

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