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I've just googled, but I've found nothing, so... How to disable metacontacts at all? I don't want to use this feature.


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closed as too localized by James, Marco Ceppi Dec 31 '11 at 23:22

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are the metacontacts you are referring to, the ability to link multiple account contacts from the same person? – mwm Jun 12 '11 at 1:14
@mwm, yes, they are. – eigenein Jun 12 '11 at 10:51
as i understand. metacontacts, as you confirmed, are just a way to aggregate multiple contacts from the same person. so to disable them is just the same as not using them, aka, not linking contacts. makes sense? – mwm Jul 28 '11 at 2:43
Is there any specific reason why you don't just ignore this feature? Does it make metacontacts for you without asking you? – Chriskin Jul 28 '11 at 4:13
@Chriskin, Empathy makes metacontacts without asking me and it is impossible to split these self-made metacontacts. – eigenein Jul 28 '11 at 18:39

Empathy should not be automatically doing this (it sure doesn't for me and I have quite a few candidates for metacontacts). You should report a bug on Empathy's launchpad page or on their upstream bug tracker, as this is surely not normal behaviour (and if it is, it's inconsistent).

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