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1answer
195 views

empathy and pidgin cannot connect to AIM

I'm on 11.10 and after an update last week I can no longer connect to AIM with Empathy or Pidgin. I can connect with Kopete so I know it's not the AIM account. I've tried deselecting "use clientLogin" ...
6
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1answer
1k views

How to force Empathy Internet Messaging to change default webcam?

I just recently bought a new webcam. It is USB powered. For personal reasons, I wish to not use the built in webcam that came with my netbook. I want to use this new one. I love empathy, it is a ...
1
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1answer
451 views

Can I install 12.04 packages on 11.10?

I'm running 11.10 and am trying to apply the fix to this bug in Empathy, shown at the very bottom. There is an updated package for the offending component available in the Precise repository, and ...
0
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1answer
337 views

Whenever I try to log my facebook account in empathy I get a message saying “authentication failed”

I'm sure my username and passwords are right. Don't know what's wrong, I could login with my google talk account. Has this happened to anyone or do you know how to solve it? Thanks!
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0answers
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How to make Pidgin the default “chat” client in messaging menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove Empathy, and integrate Pidgin? If I remove Empathy and install Pidgin (which handles notifications a bit better than Empathy), then how to I replace ...
3
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1answer
274 views

How can I get a “Busy” status option in the Me Menu?

I can control my IM status using Me Menu in Gnome Shell. The status options I have are Available and Unavailable. I'd like to control my status just I do in Empathy, but I do not have the full list of ...
4
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2answers
761 views

Some programs looking very wrong

Some nautilus, empathy etc windows are having some lost graphic elements: But some apps such as Xfce Terminal still looks normal Is this because of some package missing? EDIT After sudo ...
0
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0answers
46 views

How do I use Empathy default emoticons on Pidgin? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the empathy smilies (from maverick) in Pidgin? I dropped Empathy for Pidgin but I wanted those emoticons from Empathy on 11.10 to appear in Pidgin. I ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Missing evolution mail and chat icons from panel in oneric ocelot

I had Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my machine. Upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 and installed weather-indicator. After this, my evolution mail and chat(empathy) icons that were placed in the panel (at right-up ...
2
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1answer
114 views

Is there a way to access the empathy roster via the user-menu?

I am new to gnome shell (just upgraded my system from ubuntu 10.10 to 11.10 and manually installed gnome-shell) and I am looking for an efficient way to access the empathy roster. The user-menu has an ...
2
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2answers
904 views

Empathy: Account Manager Error “Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus)”

I run Ubuntu Ocelotin italian language and since a week I get a strange error by Empathy: "Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus)" It seems that telepathy cannot contact the account ...
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1answer
983 views

Missing the empathy menu after upgrade to 11.10

Since I have upgraded to 11.10 the menu in empathy is gone. After clicking on Chat the Contact List window opens. But it has no menu. And there is no menu in the top desktop bar where the menu for ...
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3answers
8k views

Configure Empathy with Office Communicator 2007

I am using Pidgin with Sipe to connect with Office Communicator 2007. Is it is possible with Empathy? I had imported from Pidgin but it is not working.
2
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1answer
938 views

Can't import gadu gadu contact list from server

I can't import gadu gadu contact list from server. I am using empathy 3.2.0.1 on Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome shell.
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1answer
209 views

Empathy disappears every time i open it

I'm using ubuntu 11.10, gnome shell 3.2.1 and when ever i open empathy, empathy contact list disappears. when i try to open it via terminal,it still opens and disappears * glibc detected ...
1
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1answer
266 views

Why can't I alt+tab to empathy? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and using Unity. I have a bunch of applications open, including Empathy. When I hit alt+tab I can switch between all of the applications, and the "show desktop" option, but ...
3
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1answer
3k views

How do I install Adium themes in Empathy?

I had used the Adium themes in empathy in Ubuntu 11.04 but the same did not work for 11.10. Is there any workaround to enable the themes for empathy in 11.10 Thanks in advance
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2answers
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How to fix Empathy startup bug and sudden crash?

In a fresh Ubuntu install from a bootable pendrive or a CD drive the empathy IM application crashes on startup. I faced problems in each installation and after a lot of trial & error methods I ...
2
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0answers
334 views

Some notifications are not showing for Empathy [closed]

I am on Ubuntu 11.10 and using Gnome Shell. Since installation I am noticing that when my contacts Signs In or Signs Out, there is no notification showing at Gnome Shell. The sound notification ...
10
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4answers
14k views

Problems Connecting MSN with empathy

I don't know if I am the only one with this bug, but I can't use my MSN account with a freshly installed Ubuntu 11.10 with Empathy. It used to work with my Arch Linux, but now with Ubuntu, it ...
1
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1answer
844 views

Empathy unable to automatically connect at startup

I have a problem with Empathy being unable to automatically connect at startup. I have noticed that when Empathy is started manually it logs in automatically but Ubuntu still notifies Password ...
1
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0answers
287 views

How to change alias in Empathy? [closed]

I am unable to change the alias in Empathy. The change in avatar is updating but alias always seems to stay the same. The alias works with Google account but not with the rest. Please help me fix it.
6
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3answers
2k views

Where does Empathy go when minimized in Gnome3 shell?

I'm trying out Gnome-shell instead of Unity and loving it. Unfortunately I can't figure out where Empathy goes when I click the close button (there is no minimize button.) I'm still logged in ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Google talk video not working

Ok yesterday I tried google talk video for the first time. I am using Ubuntu 11.10, Google talk worked for me on my browser could see and hear both ways. However, when I tired google talk video on ...
1
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1answer
317 views

How to remove the Bubble Notification of Empathy from the Notification Area [closed]

There is a Bubble notification that appears in the notification area apart from the Mail Icon Message. I only want one notification icon telling me when a new message has arrived. Right now as seen ...
3
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2answers
2k views

IM message indicator in gnome-shell

I'm trying to use instant messaging with Gnome Shell with the current Ubuntu 11.10 but up to now this is a total disaster. I have these problems: When I want to write someone a message I have to ...
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1answer
609 views

XFCE empathy notification icon

I'm using empathy in xfce4, and I appear to be having both a notification icon as well as the messaging menu. Is it possible to hide the notification icon? Screenshot: I'm using 11.10
2
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1answer
571 views

Empathy messages don't show up in message indicator

Since upgrading to 11.10, sometimes Empathy messages don't show up in the message indicator applet. Is this a known regression or a "feature?" I think the problem occurs when the chat window is ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

How to enable Empathy chat room notifications?

Is it possible in Empathy (Ubuntu 11.10, gnome-shell) to receive notifications when somebody posts a message to a chat room? I have checked the "Enable bubble notifications" box under edit > ...
8
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1answer
304 views

How to quickly respond to Empathy message in Unity (Similar to Gnome-Shell)

I have seen the way you can respond to messages in a nice quick way in Gnome-Shell with a message window popping out from the bottom. How can this be applied in Unity for a window to pop up and just ...
1
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0answers
284 views

Empathy incosistent notifications [closed]

Im having a really annoying problem with empathy. The new chat notification are visible enough on the top unity bar but further non-focused chat notification are not visible. The audible ...
3
votes
2answers
650 views

Can't link contacts in Empathy 3.2

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10, with Empathy 3.2. I tried to link any contacts but it does not work. What should I do? Thank you
6
votes
1answer
3k views

Is it possible to disable empathy from autostarting on login?

How to disable Empathy auto startup? I turned it off in properties, but every time i restart Notebook it starts automatically. Maybe there is a deamon thats starts it
1
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2answers
5k views

How to setup Yahoo messenger in Empathy?

After upgrading to 11.10, Empathy is not connecting to Yahoo Messenger. What are the new setup steps?
2
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2answers
478 views

How to approve a contact in Empathy?

I have a tiny but important problem. Someone has added me to their contact list on MSN, this shows up with a notification. The problem is that I can't find out how to approve the invitation. How can I ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

What happened with message notifications from Empathy?

I notice that some changes have been made in message notifications from Empathy in 11.10. I open chat in Empathy with another user but when a message is received there are no notifications in the ...
23
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4answers
27k views

How can I remove Empathy, and integrate Pidgin?

I don't like the Empathy chat client, and I want to use Pidgin instead, but I want to maintain the functionality Empathy has in the messaging menu. How can I do this in the cleanest way possible?