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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Is there a way to be notified of a Google hangout request in Empathy?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. With older versions, if I was signed into Google Talk using Empathy, and someone sent me a Hangout/video call request, I'd get a notification of the request the same way ...
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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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empathy send picture

I tried to send a picture via empathy but it does not work. I right clic on a picture in the file folder, I chose send with empathy, a window opens but I can't select a name to send the picture. How ...
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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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Empathy Problem

It happens every reboot with every user that I have created. Process /usr/lib/telepathy/mission-control-5 I get an error and report it to Ubuntu. Everything seems to work fine after this, but I am ...
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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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Fix Double Empathy Notifications in Cairo-Dock

dconf-editor org / gnome / empathy / notifications untick 'notifications-enabled'. but nothing has changed
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 Cinnamon DE issues with Empathy

I'm having a weird issue happen with Empathy while using Cinnamon as my DE. The issue is that Empathy doesn't want to connect to AIM or Facebook chat while using Cinnamon but everything seems to work ...
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Empathy Facebook issues

I just started trying out empathy and messaged a friend from facebook. I was logged into facebook on mozilla at the time, so when I didnt get her response, I figured that may have been the problem. I ...
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After 13.04 Install: Unable to Enter Online Accounts

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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Contact requests in live messenger only with cryptic id

I'm using empathy with the windows live messenger plugin. I'm constantly getting a contact request. Usually they are spam, but now there is one which is always the same which makes me wonder if it is ...
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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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Empathy again! There is no where to enter the login details

Again, there is a problem logging in to Facebook, ICQ There is no where to enter the login details
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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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Empathy Ubuntu authorization [duplicate]

Just like in the topic :-) How to remove this "..." Authorization Empathy in Ubuntu with Ubuntu Gnome?! With the "invention" Empathy still has a problem connecting to the accounts! To be honest I ...
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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 do I hook calls to xMessage?

I've been playing around with various Instant-Messenger clients for Ubuntu, and can't find any with a "Quick Reply"-style feature. Example: Empathy utilizes xMessage for notification popups, which ...
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Can I see previous messages (from server) in empathy?

Is there any way for empathy to display older conversations that you've had on different clients? Even when restarting the computer, messages that you just had with someone on empathy gets erased/sent ...
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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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Uninstall empathy without affecting dependencies

I am trying to uninstall empathy from my Ubuntu 12.10. So I issued the following command sudo apt-get purge empathy Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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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 ...
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Facebook chat not getting connected in Empathy

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for months now, and Empathy was working perfectly fine. Even Gwibber. But lately, these both have stopped working! The connection for Facebook chat is not getting ...
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How to chat yahoo messenger with empathy?

I log in to my Yahoo account. But after I go to empathy, it just says that "No online contact." How can I chat?
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On Ubuntu 12.10, Empathy as startup application caused HUD to open behind other windows

Anyone know of a fix for this behavior. Having Empathy as a startup application causes the HUD to only open behind other windows. It doesn't matter if the windows were opened at startup, or later, ...