Questions relating to the management, synchronization and use of contact data within Ubuntu

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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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How do I sync contacts on Ubuntu Touch?

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. So,...
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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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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. So,...
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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? ...
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Synchronizing Thunderbird15.0.1-Contacts with cardDAV-Server without using SOGO-Connector

I have my own server (running 12.04) on which I installed ownCloud and were able to successfully synchronize my Calendar via CalDAV. But when trying to synchronize my contacts with CardDAV, nothing ...
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Best software for local Contact/Calendar sync to Android?

After 4 years on mac, I am switching back to Ubuntu. For OSX and for Windows there are tons of apps that sync your Contacts/Calendar to Android "cloud-less" over USB or Bluetooth like SyncMate, ...
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Using 2 factor authentication syncing gmail contacts with evolution

I have been trying to get an answer to a question but all I find are links to non related subjects or suggestions to try another method. So here goes: Is is possible to get gmail contacts ...
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Can claws mail or sylpheed sync gmail contacts?

I don't mean importing manually, but true syncing? If not, is there Ubuntu software which syncs gmail contacts separately, and then the above clients sync from that?
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Will Contacts ever sync with Thunderbird in Ubuntu 12.04?

Status message says there is yet more disruption to this service. Are Ubuntu actually serious about this service, or should we all just look for another provider?
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Gmail address book in Evolution does not work

I added my Gmail address book to Evolution, but it gives me an error every time, even when choosing "use secure connection" in the address book options. The error is (I translated it on my own): ...
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How do I set up my online accounts?

It used to be found in the System Settings in 11.10 but I guess it's been replaced by Privacy in 12.04. I tried to set it up by using the Contacts app but I accidentally closed the option to add my ...
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How to integrate Gmail, Google contacts and Google calendar into Unity without Thunderbird or Evolution?

I want to integrate my Google contacts, calender and Gmail to Unity. And I don´t want to use Thunderbird or even worse Evolution. Is there a possibility like in GNOME 3.xx? A lightweight contact / ...
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How sync Ubuntu One contacts with Thunderbird on Ubuntu 12.04 (release version)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Thunderbird Contacts to sync with Ubuntu One? I didn't find a solution for this. I think is not possible sync contacts with Ubuntu One on Ubuntu 12.04. Any ...
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How to sync Contacts in 12.04 with Thunderbird / Ubuntu One? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Thunderbird Contacts sync with Ubuntu One How to get Google Contacts to sync with Thunderbird / Ubuntu One in Ubuntu 12.04 Beta? I want to sync Google Contacts with ...
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How do I import contacts from Gmail into Ubuntu One?

Can contacts from G-mail accounts be imported into Ubuntu One? Ubuntu one has a contacts sync. I want to sync my Contacts from Ubuntu One w/ Gmail. From G-mail contacts >> to Ubuntu One contacts
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How do I sync contacts on my iPhone to Ubuntu-One?

When I open the U1 iPhone app the only options I have are to upload photos. I don't have any music on my phone but would like to sync my contacts. Any help please?
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How can I get Thunderbird Contacts to sync with Ubuntu One?

In the setup instructions for Ubuntu One with Thunderbird it reads: Click on the checkbox next to "Directory Server" and select "Ubuntu One" from the pull down menu Well, there is no Directory ...
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Importing Google contacts to kaddressbook?

I can't seem to figure out just how to import Google contacts to my kadressbook. Do I have to email myself the .csv file or do I put it on a flash, or what?
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Search all my Thunderbird address books?

I have a bunch of different Thunderbird address books set up, and I'd like an interface (I'll take something command line) that lets me search them all. Currently, if I see that something is prompting ...
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Can I sync Ubuntu One contacts in Lubuntu?

I'm using Lubuntu 11.10 and have contacts in Ubuntu-One, but don't know how to get them synced. The default mail client is Sylpheed, though any client would do.
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Contact sync Ubuntu one on Windows

Hi I'm running ubuntu one on three computers two of which run Ubuntu 11.10 and one running Windows XP pro. All are able to sync the Ubuntu one folder. The two running Ubuntu / thunderbird successfully ...
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Importing Contacts from dotProject

I have a bazoodle of contacts in a dotProject csv file. I'd really like to import these into U1 (maybe via Evolution). I can tell which fields are what (e.g., what's last name, etc.) in the ...
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Converting contacts for UbuntuOne

I run Ubuntu 11.10 with Thunderbird as main address book; I also have the thunderbird-couchdb package installed. I know the U1 Contacts service status has not been working lately: Contacts ...
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Why can't I delete my contacts stored in ubuntu one? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I cannot delete any or all contacts with the U1 webinterface I go to the ubuntone website and select all contacts, then I click on delete. Then I click on the conformation ...
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I cannot delete any or all contacts with the U1 webinterface

I'm not able to delete a single contact or all contacts on the Ubuntu One website. I have a new computer and want to start with an empty address book on Ubuntu One for several reasons.
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Is it possible to remove 'Contacts' from Gnome Shell?

Whenever I search for a program in Gnome Shell's search panel, some contacts from Pidgin will appear. E.g. when I search for Chromium, by typing chr, Chris Andersen will appear. I don't want this to ...
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Contact sync not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: UbuntuOne contact synching for Thunderbird? I am trying to get contact sync to work with a fresh installation of Ubuntu 11.10. I have activated the service and installed ...
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Does Thunderbird Ubuntu One contacts sync work in 11.10?

I have just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and am trying to get my contacts in Thunderbird to sync to Ubuntu One. I thought it would just be a case of saving them in the Ubuntu One address book, which I have ...