Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, and video chat and file transfers over many different protocols. You can tell it about your accounts on all those services and do all your chatting within one application.

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Online accounts advanced setting with Empathy (13.10)

the new online accounts doesn't have the advanced settings as the empathy accounts had. How do i change the google server to connect to? i read here: https://wiki.gnome.org/Empathy/FAQ I can't ...
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empathy and google hosts

I set static ip in /etc/hosts for some google sites (Google is blocked frequently in China). Then empathy cannot login with google account. How can I make empathy work with hosts binding? I am sure ...
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Facebook doesn't remember Empathy as trusted “computer” when notifications enableb on FB

On Facebook I have email notifications enabled when a new "computer" (read: new browser/app) logins on my account. For few months I've had these notifications every single time I go online on Empathy. ...
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Empathy is telling me I have a new IM message but I can't find it

... and can't get the notification to go away: How do I find the message or clear the notification? I've looked at my list of contacts and none of them have a blinking icon. I've closed Empathy ...
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Empathy ask for authorisation each time I try to connect to Facebook chat [closed]

Empathy can't connect to facebook chat, it always ask for authorisation at the chat window. I tried a workaround by changing the facebook provider configuration and re-installed Empathy/reconnect to ...
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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?
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How to start empathy and steam on different workspace / viewport

The applications empathy and steam should start on different workspaces / viewports. In the tool ccsm there is the configuration option Window Management --> Place Windows --> Fixed Window Placement ...
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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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How to disable login notification in gnome 3.8 ubuntu 13.04

I like being able to chat from notification bar, but every second someone log on, very annoying. can i disable this? if no how to disable whole thing? Thank you! I am new to linux so far i love it ...
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empathy-accounts replaced online accounts

In ubuntu empathy-accounts replaced by "Online accounts". I have not my account in it. How to run empathy-accounts ? Where i can find clear tutorial for porting empathy-accounts to online-accounts ?
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How delete Gmail account from Evolution?

I would use evolution only to work (company email/calendar/contacts etc), but it's already set up an gmail account. Unfortunately I can't delete it because the "delete" button is disabled for this ...
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How to remove integration with Ubuntu Online Accounts?

How to remove integration with Ubuntu Online Accounts? When I try remove this junk in Gnome synaptic try remove Evolution Empathy...
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Empathy doesn't connect to facebook accout

in System settings >> Online accounts when i add facebook account it redirects me to the browser and opens a webpage in the photo below and do nothing after that any help ??
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Empathy not loading Facebook account

Empathy is displaying "Facebook account needs authorization". I've looked into the issue quite a bit and I've tried the trick where you log in with your username. It seems to work for almost everyone ...
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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 ...
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Empathy authorization Ubuntu

I have a question to the developers of Ubuntu, can someone answer me. One! Why is all this additional authorization in Gnome Shell for Ubuntu as in other distributions Empathy works perfectly without ...
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Chromium and Empathy don't like eachother

Basically what happens is that I logged into my google account with the online accounts thing in Ubuntu 13.04, and so if I first open Chromium and then open Empathy, Empathy will give me an error ...
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Online accounts - what is its purpose 13.04?

Ok so I have put in my facebook etc into Online Accounts, but I don't understand what the integration is concerning my email and notifications, I see the Empathy messaging service which is cool I ...
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Force reset of login details for Facebook online account

Earlier this week I had to reset my Facebook password. Online Accounts requested me to grant access with the new login details; I mis-typed the new password several times, and got redirected to a ...
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Ubuntu font with Empathy

Empathy use Ubuntu font for the UI, but the chat texts is in the Sans. How is it possible to use Ubuntu font for them too?
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How to fix mission-control-5 error when using Empathy on Ubuntu 12.10

When i start Empathy messenger i get the following error: Error contacting the Account Manager There was an error while trying to connect to the Telepathy Account Manager. The error was: Process ...
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Why no SIP facility in 13.04?

I was able to use my plusnet broadband phone in empathy 1204, but the facility doesn't seem to be available in 13.04. I have checked that telepathy sofiasip is installed.
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Auto answer with google video call?

Does any one know any way to set up auto-answer for google video calls on an Ubuntu machine? I don't care which client is used (Empathy, Pidgin, in-browser, anything else, etc.), and I don't care how ...
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can not sign in online accounts with facebook

I tried to enter a new facebook account via gnome-control-center's "Online Accounts" but it doesn't work. When I click facebook, it shows a rotating icon then firefox opens and opens a page where ...
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I can't see all my Facebook friends in the Empathy Chat

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I connected Empathy with my Facebook account. It adds only a couple contacts, while I know that from the browser, many of my friends are online. How can I solve ...
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How to use Skype with Empathy in 13.04?

I want to add my Skype account to Empathy to chat with all my contacts from there. I tried the following to integrate Skype with Empathy on Ubuntu 13.04, using this tutorial from Ubuntuusers. sudo ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - some empathy plugins don't work

I observed on newly installed Ubuntu 13.04 that only Google plugin used in Empathy. Meanwhile I have some additional plugins: ICQ. Contacts not shown in Empathy. Detail card in Network Accounts is ...
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how to disable Empathy notifications in ubuntu 13.04

in 12.10 there was a tab on preferences of empathy that i could configure notifications in empathy and now in 13.04 it's not available anymore so is there any way to disable the notifications or the ...
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After 13.04 Install: Unable to Enter Online Accounts [closed]

In System Settings after an upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 I am not longer able to add Online Accounts. (I noticed this after launching Empathy, which prompted me: "You need to set up an account to see ...
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Using Empathy with different subnets

Is is posible to use Empathy across diferent subnets? I have it working perfectly on 192.168.1.x /24, but I can't see other people on 192.168.2.x /24. Network is ok since I can SSH machines from ...
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After upgrading to 12.10, Empathy displays 'network error' when connecting to Google Talk

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10, Empathy displays 'network error' when trying to connect to Google Talk. In 12.04 (and earlier versions), Empathy was setup and functioning correctly using Google Talk. ...
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Neither Empathy nor Pidgin work

I tried Pidgin on my Ubuntu 12.04 and it showed a very buggy behaviour. It could never connect to gtalk and even crashed sometimes in the process. So I decided to switch to Empathy. But it has its own ...
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Empathy no longer connects to Facebook

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and it made me switch from Windows (irrelevant). I connected Empathy to my Facebook account and it worked really well for a couple of days, and all of the sudden it tells ...
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How do I answer a video call request in Empathy?

My friend sent me a video call request on his phone (Gtalk) to myself (using Empathy). I heard a ringing noise and a notification of the call, but I have no way of answering the call! I looked in ...
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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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Disabling empathy balloon

How can I disable empathy's notification balloon that shows up when someone sends me a message?
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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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Can't get online accounts to work from behind proxy

At work I am behind a proxy and I can't access my online accounts. I have setup my proxy globally but still no luck connecting to any accounts.
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Google Talk account not working with Empathy

I am setting up Ubuntu. I just got ubuntu installed this morning. I went to set up Empathy with my Google Talk account, but no matter what, it says "Authorization Failed" even though I can very well ...
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Ubuntu 13 Online Accounts keeps closing [closed]

Im on Ubuntu 13 now, whenever I open Online Accounts or Accounts in Empathy my accounts page comes up for a few seconds then closes, so I cant add accounts? Tried restarting and running an update, ...
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No Empathy Autostart in Ubuntu 13.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 from scratch and configured two accounts in the account manager and gave permission to Empathy to access them. After a reboot, Empathy won't autostart so I have ...
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Gnome-Control-Panel crashes while trying to access Online Accounts

Running Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 x64. I set up Empathy with Facebook and Google Accounts, and I sent my PC to Standby, then it showed my FB Accounts was disconnected. Couldn't open Online Accounts (of ...
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Empathy doesn't show all notifications

In 13.04, Empathy doesn't show all the bubble notifications and it can't be configured. In the preferences, I can only configure sounds notifications but not visuals. Empathy only shows bubble ...
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How do I set up SIP voice calling in Empathy?

I would like to use Empathy for Internet voice chat, but I do not see an option under the Empathy Accounts menu to create a SIP account. How do I set up Internet voice calling in Empathy?
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Integrating Pidgin with Online Accounts

After upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10, Pidgin does not show in the message icon anymore in the tray. I found that the upgrade enabled Empathy with a very old bunch of accounts. I would like to ...
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How to view twitter with empathy?

So Pidgin would have been fine except it crashes after like 1 minute of opening with the error : Segmentation fault (core dumped) also some dbus error that I can't recreate now. And Empathy is ...
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Empathy Internet Messaging Error [No reason specified]

Iam using ubuntu 12.10, Empathy internet Messaging was working fine. until yestrday i don't the reason it shows error under every email. with [ No reason Specified ] why it happened. and how can i ...
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IRC in Empathy on 12.10

I opened Empathy, go to accounts (F4), it takes me to "Online Accounts" where I can choose between many account types, but there is no IRC. There is face, google, twitter....but no IRC. Am I missing ...
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How to enable Empathy incoming message notifications?

I installed empathy in Lubuntu. I want a notification to popup when a message is received. However, when I open edit -> preferences -> notifications, it doesn't have an option, "show incoming ...
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LAN chat b/w ubuntu and windows [closed]

Two users on the LAN running empathy can see each other under 'People Nearby' (telepathy-salut implementing link-local XMPP protocol). Is there a chat program in Windows that can see ubuntu users on a ...