0
votes
0answers
67 views

How to marry empathy and friends together like it was in 11.04?

After transitioning from ubuntu 11.04 to 13.04, installing friends(Gwibber nextgen). What I find missing is: the ability to have both it and empathy under a single roof without having it linger ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

How do I disable auto-away for online presence?

I am using Natty with with classic GNOME desktop. I use Empathy and sometimes Skype. Both these get the online state from the system itself somehow. If I don't touch my keyboard for a few minutes - ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Empathy new message field does not wrap to next line, but increases the window width instead

I'm using Empathy as an IRC client. Not sure if this affects other protocols as well. When I start typing new message in the field on the bottom of the conversation window, and the message becomes too ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I update Empathy Messenger?

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. ...
3
votes
1answer
342 views

How do I add groups to Empathy's contact list?

I'm wondering how I can add new group to Empathy's contact list?
2
votes
1answer
418 views

How to “dock” empathy to side of desktop (Digsby style)

I come from a windows background, and one of the coolest apps I used was Digsby. It was a multi-protocol IM client similar in function to empathy. Now I like empathy, especially when used with ...
1
vote
1answer
211 views

How to input chinese in empathy?

Small problem here: I use Ibus to input chinese, until now, everything works fine, but I can't input chinese in empathy. I'm on gnome 3, enjoying the integration of empathy with the DE (so i don't ...
4
votes
3answers
339 views

How to regain use of Empathy?

So I don't actually know what happened, but I altered the .desktop file of Empathy (I added Skype as a quicklist shortcut) but for some reason, that removed Empathy from the Messaging Menu indicator. ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How do I add a new contact to Empathy?

So far I've discovered that I can open my chat list by clicking the mail icon and not the chat icon. However, wherever I click, I can't find a way to add a new buddy. Does anyone know how to do ...
4
votes
1answer
281 views

Empathy not connecting on school's public wifi

Empathy just sits trying to connect to my facebook and Google Talk accounts on my school's public wifi. On the public wifi there is a proxy I have to connect to and register with (just type in an ...
3
votes
1answer
429 views

How do I restore old Empathy logs from a previous installation?

I'm an absolute beginner at all of this. Please could someone CLEARLY explain (without assumption of any prior knowledge of operating Ubuntu, let alone 11.04) how I restore old Empathy logs now that ...
10
votes
2answers
5k views

How to install Empathy 3.x?

Is it possible and if yes how, to install Empathy 3.0.1 and above in Ubuntu 11.04?
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I change my display name, and avatar in Empathy?

How can I change both my display name, and avatar in Empathy Instant Messenger? I appreciate any help.
11
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I automatically set my status to Available when I log in?

This is the first thing I do after logging in: How can I make it happen automatically?