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How to install Yahoo Messenger on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm from India and I'm using ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine since last year and half. So, my issue is "How should I install Yahoo Messenger on my machine?" Installing Yahoo Messenger on Windows ...
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Empathy doesn't show the message, only “minus” signal

I'm using Empathy on my Ubuntu (13.10) and sometimes when I receive the first message, it open the windows, but doesn't show any message, only the "-1 not readed". Any idea what that means?
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Can I make user list in Empathy more compressed?

Can I make user list in Empathy more compressed? I thought Pidgin's list is too lax, but Empathy is even more so. For comparison, here's Empathy for Ubuntu (left) and QIP for Windows (right):
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What is telepathy in ubuntu?What is the relation of telepathy and empathy?

I have tried to clean up unused packages/software and I tried to remove telepathy but it also affects the empathy package which I use. That makes me wonder why empathy depends on telepathy and what ...
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What IM clients support Jabber and show notifications on the toolbar in Ubuntu 12.10?

I'm migrating from MacOS X back to Ubuntu, and trying to find an IM client I can use. I use IM quite a bit for work, so I really need to see notifications in the toolbar at the top of the screen. ...
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What are the packages that are related to the empathy IM client?

As far as I know, Empathy has 2 related packages empathy telepathy-gabble I want to know this so that I can update all these packages at one time to update empathy. Hope that gets rid of a few bugs ...
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Are there any other IM clients other than empathy and pidgin that support google talk?

As stated above. I need something similar to Google talk and it should be more stable than empathy. I dont like Pidgin, for it's interface makes it difficult to set statuses more often... Please let ...
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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 - ...
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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.
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How do I install the Ubuntu emoticons in Empathy?

In October 2010, Otto Greenslade of the Canonical Design Team has published the so called Ubuntu emoticons in a post on the Design Blog. In a post on OMG! Ubuntu! it was explained how you could set ...
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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?
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How do I keep Empathy new message notifications after a disconnect? [closed]

When my internet connection goes down (which happens rather frequently here) and Empathy disconnects it drops notifications for new messages. So if I haven't opened the conversation window, I will ...
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Empathy Yahoo IM contact request spam

I'm getting maybe 20 friend requests from Yahoo IM everytime I start empathy (or my Internet goes up). Is there any way I can deal with the contact spam that doesn't involve me individually clicking ...
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How to open new IM in Empathy (instead of having to clicking envelope)?

Is there a way to configure Empathy so that when a new IM arrives I can open it using a keyboard shortcut rather than having to click the envelope icon of the Indicator Applet?
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What protocol does Empathy's “People Nearby” use, and what other chat programs use it?

What is the name of this protocol? Can I interact with people using other chat programs, like Pidgin on linux or Adium on OS X? Which programs recognize it, and which don't?
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Current Exaile song in Empathy status

I switched to Exaile a while back, and the only thing I find lacking is the Empathy integration, if I may call it that. I wish to be able to set my IM status as the currently playing music track. ...