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Contacts Not Loading in Empathy [Ububtu 14.04]

I just installed empathy, and i attach my facebook account and my gmail account. But the contacts of gmail accounts are not loading. Following the screensheet of empathy. I killed empathy by ...
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Contact book software for marketing purposes

I need to organize my lists of work contacts and I can't find a suitable software for the purpose. My needs are (a) it has to run offline on my desktop PC, (b) allows me to perform searches across ...
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.xml as contact

I copied my Windows Vista "contacts" file into Ubuntu and, to my surprise, I can actually read them in browser but they're mixed with a lot of extraneous code so they're messy to read and use. Is ...
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How do I export Outlook 2013 mails and contacts to Thunderbird?

I would like to export all of my emails and all of my contacts from Outlook 2013 to Thunderbird on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I do not want to install Thunderbird on Windows to do this.
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Transferring Contacts from Nokia E71

I've a Nokia E71 whose contacts and messages I need to back up. How do I do this? Point to ponder I've only started using UBUNTU for the last 24 hrs.
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How to send personalized eMails to members of a contact-list in Thunderbird

I'd like to send a personalized eMail to all members of a given contact-list in Thunderbird. For example I'd like to write Dear [[[Title]]] [[[LastName]]], Which is then (depneding on the current ...
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Evolution crashes when creating new folder

I have checked if the above mentioned item is already answered but none were found. Hence creating a question here. I am Thunderbird user until last week. Start of this week I decided to try Evolution ...
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Importing calendar events to Thunderbird in Ubuntu 12.04

In Thunderbird (1:24.6.0 + build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) with the Lightning add-on (xul-ext-lightning 1:24.6.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) I need to import calendar events (and I'll ask about contacts and ...
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Need help with moving Windows CSV into KAddress

I would like to move my contacts into a good contact manager. Since I'm a total newbie in Ubuntu I'm having problems with the importing process to KAddress. My computer finds the CVS file on my usb ...
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Problem importing contacts from vcf file into Ubuntu Touch

I tried syncevolution --import /home/phablet/Documents/1.vcf backend=evolution-contacts database=Personal but got this error message [ERROR] GLib-GObject: g_object_unref: assertion 'G_IS_OBJECT ...
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Google Contacts: Browse by Group, Sync

Running Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.12 with an added Google account through Online Accounts, I automatically get incorporated calendar, email and contacts. Alas, the Contacts application is close to ...
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Skype 4.2 shows incorrect time of contacts at Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Skype 4.2 in my Ubuntu 14.04 system. I am facing a problem at the Skype. When I see other contacts time in the chat window or at their profile, it shows wrong time. It calculates the time ...
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address book icon. save contents

Is there any way of saving my address/contact book in Ubuntu 13.10 as I want to do a clean install of 14.04LTS This is NOT my email. It is the address book with the brown "book" icon on the launcher ...
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Closing of Ubuntu One

Since Ubuntu one closes I want to delete all files and download all contacts. How can I do that? Do I need to something else after all data are removed from the cloud?
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Ubuntu Touch; How do I import .vcf contacts?

I have just got Ubuntu Touch up and running on my phone (Nexus 4) and am enjoying it! I have got my photos and music onto it, but I cannot find how to import my .vcf contacts file. I have read all the ...
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How do I transfer Android phone contacts to an Ubuntu phone?

I've owned a Nexus 4 for some time now (in readiness for Ubuntu Touch), and I'm considering making the switch. However, first I'd like to make sure that I really understand how to do several things. ...
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Phonebook maintenance by PC

I try to maintain phonebook of my SGH-E250 cellphone using bluetooth and corresponding tool of 64 bit Ubuntu 12.4. Partial results: Nautilus works correctly using Bluez Wammu shows several data of ...
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How can I clean up XML contact files from Windows?

I copied my Windows Vista "contacts" file into Ubuntu and, to my surprise, I can actually read them in Firefox but they're mixed with a lot of extraneous code so they're messy to read and use. Is ...
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Can't turn on my webcam

I cannot turn on my webcam to make, for example, a video call. Thanks in advance.
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How should I upload my .vcf contacts to Thunderbird?

I have configured Thunderbird. Now I want to import my .vcf contact file to Thunderbird. What should I do to import it?
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many phones to one computer, contacts sync through thunderbird local and cloud NOT googlecontatcs

What smartphone can be used in conjunction with UbuntuOne, to synchronise a PC (ubuntu 12.04, thunderbid, evolution) with multiple phones' contact databse (3,000 contatcs). nokia n900, nokia n70, ...
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Ubuntu Contacts and Google - how to sync?

I would like to use the contacts app in Ubuntu to pick up and sync with my Google contacts. This way they will be there on my phone and my other computers. I see no way to do this. Can anyone help ...
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Is there any way to get contacts into Ubuntu one?

Is there any way to get contacts into UbuntuOne? I tried it directly from Ubuntu - it did not work! I tried it via web-interface - it did not work! I tried it via Thunderbird and - guess what - it ...
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How to connect a nokia phone in ubuntu to backup contacts?

I wanted to backup and copy all contacts in my phone to ubuntu.Is there any software like nokia pc suite in ubuntu for this or is there any other method for back up of contacts
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How to add email address from email to existing contact

Ubuntu 12.04 I have a couple of email accounts but store my contacts on Google to sync with my phone. I am trying to setup an email client so it seamlessly integrates with my various email accounts ...
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Backup/Export contacts from Ubuntu Touch (official launch r100, Ubuntu 13.10 - armhf (20131017))

I flashed my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu Touch official 13.10 release. I wanted to flash it back to android and test the functionality on some things in android to make sure my phone hardware isn't a problem ...
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Ubuntu Touch (officially launched version): How to sync contacts

Now that Ubuntu Touch was officially launched today (17th October 2013): How do I sync (upload to/download from) my contacts, with my Ubuntu Touch OS?
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Ubuntu Touch import Contacts

How to import contacts in Ubuntu Touch (current release i.e. installed on 17. september)? The manage-address-books.py mentioned in the release notes seems not to exist anymore (at least I did not ...
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Need help figuring out if adding an LDAP server to my Ubuntu box that's primarily (read: exclusively) used as a plex/media server is appropriate

UPDATE: This has turned into a discussion on CalDAV/CardDAV installations, namely a server called CaliDAV -- I currently have a box running the following: Ubuntu 12.04 Pentium D 2.8GHz w/ 2 cores ...
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How to export SMS and contacts from cell phone to ubuntu

I am trying to export my text messages and my contacts from a cell phone(an Adroid Samsung Galaxy mini and a Sony Ericsson w810i) to my ubuntu laptop. Firstly I tried using Wammu and I was easily ...
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Personal organizer software for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for suggestions for software that reminds me of the birthdays and anniversary of friends, like MS Outlook. I also need to be able to import contact details from Outlook to Ubuntu.
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How do I import contacts from csv file into Ubuntu Contacts

My contacts are currently on my computer on CSV format. Is there any way to transfer them to Ubuntu Contacts?
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Ubuntu Touch Contacts

I have just flashed the current Ubuntu Touch image (Fri 21 Jun) and almost everything is great but i cant save contacts, this is the one thing standing between me and daily use of Ubuntu Touch does ...
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Cannot Remove Contacts

When I add a new contact phone number, email, etc in the Contacts app. And I want to remove contacts name, It can't deleted and there is not appeared shortcut menu and remove option by right-click. ...
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Where is the contacts folder?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on my notebook and I want to make a backup of "Contacts" but can not find the location of the folder or location where data is located, to specify the exact path. I do ...
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Unity Scope doesn't search contacs

I migrated from Gnome 3.x to Unity, the one thing I miss is the contact search from Gnome. Mine online contacts Google and Facebook are successful synced with online accounts. When I looked in Gnome ...
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Populate Contacts With CardDAV

Using Ubuntu Raring and it seems comes with Gnome Contacts. I'm wondering if there's a way to populate the EDS via CardDAV? Mainly because I see the Thunderbird has an address book tied to this EDS ...
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How to import google contacts into Ubuntu 13.04?

Is it possible to import / link my gmail contacts address book with the online accounts feature of Ubuntu 13.04? It doesn't make sense that that functionality exists for twitter and facebook but not ...
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Configure Thunderbird to use google contacts for suggestions

How can I configure Thunderbird to make suggestions on partial e-mail addresses or names while composing an e-mail? I already have imported my google contacts as an address book, but it appears that ...
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Where does gnome-contacts application store its data?

Looks like Ubuntu 13.04 added gnome-contacts application. Its pretty useless or its older version which is shipped, I can't even delete contacts I have added. My question is where does it store its ...
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Empathy online contacts do not show up

The problem After upgrading from 12.10. to 13.04. empathy doesn't show online contacts anymore. All accounts seem to be affected by this (facebook, ICQ). Sporadically a contact is listed as online ...
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How to export/save Evolution contacts as seperate .vcf files?

Is there any command or short-cut for saving evolution contacts as separate .vcf files rather than a list.vcf in Ubuntu 10.04?
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Is there a way to group contacts by IM protocol in Empathy?

Just installed Ubuntu after a very long break of several years. I see that empathy is the new deal for messsaging. But all the contacts are messed up. No protocol icons what-so-ever. I just need to ...
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Push contacts to Google from local

I am able to synchronize Thunderbird with my gmail contacts such that I can use all of my gmail contacts in Thunderbird. I have made changes locally to my contacts locally in Thunderbird. How can I ...
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How do I delete local address book contacts?

How can I delete all my local address book contact from Ubuntu 12.10? When I try to delete "personal address book" from thunder bird, I got this error Sorry - this version of EDS Contacts ...
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Missing icons in a GNOME app in XFCE

I'm running Xubuntu (12.10). I was looking for a simple standalone contacts manager and ended up installing gnome-contacts. Some of the icons appear don't seem to be showing up properly though: Is ...
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Advice for addressbook server - LDAP, SyncML, CardDAV, or something else

I'm looking for a solution to share a single address book across my Windows 7 laptop, Android phone and Ubuntu home server. The address book should be synced to the phone so it is available when ...
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With opensync removed in 12.10, how to sync my Nokia E51's contacts?

I know that Ubuntu (and Debian, for that matter) stuggles with the opensync synchronisation framework for quite some time. Finally, for quantal (12.10), they decided to remove opensync altogether. ...
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How do you sync online accounts with the new contacts program in 12.10?

I am trying to sync my online accounts (google, facebook, anything really) with the new program in Ubuntu 12.10. It gives me the option to change the address book but I can't see how to set up an ...
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export & sync contacts Thunderbird? [closed]

How to synchronize address books used in Thunderbird (gmail+EDS contact integration and local)? Necessary export and sync AddressBook with UbuntuOne Contacts. Or will only manual editing U1 Contacts? ...