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Is there a PPA for Empathy Messenger? I tried adding the Telepathy PPA but then I realised that that is not the stable PPA, and I got an error message every time I launched the Update-Manager anyway.

So is there a stable PPA for Empathy? Or is there another way to update it?

Thanks very much, and sorry if I shouldn't have asked this here.

Edit: I'm using Ubuntu 11.04

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what version of Ubuntu are you using? – fossfreedom Sep 26 '11 at 9:37
Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal – Jack Fifield Sep 26 '11 at 9:42

The PPA you have linked to has a dependency on Gnome 3 - so this is probably the key reason why it is not working.

I would recommend to clean up using ppa-purge i.e.

sudo ppa-purge ppa:telepathy/ppa 

The linked question will give you advice on uplifting the version. However I would caution against this. Wait for a couple weeks until Oneiric is released - you will then have the very latest "stable" version automatically installed when you upgrade.

Linked Question:

  1. How to install Empathy 3.x?
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Thanks, I've already deleted the PPA :) – Jack Fifield Sep 26 '11 at 10:05

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