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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Empathy not showing in messageing menu

I just installed 12.10 and noticed that, even if I added more than one account to Online Accounts and I'm actually using empathy to chat, it is not present in Messaging Menu or in any other point of ...
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Google Talk App Specific Passwords in Empathy

I have been using App Specific Passwords in Google for a while and recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10. Since then, I have been unable to get Empathy working with Google Talk. Is there a way to get it ...
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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, ...
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Facebook integration in Empathy doesn't work in 12.10

The new web apps feature is fun, I've set up everything as it should be, but Empathy still doesn't connect to Facebook. When I go to the "Online-accounts" dialog and open the Empathy options dialog ...
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Why the “identifiant” aren't replaced by the email-address in Empathy? [closed]

Since the upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 12.10, I can not see the email address from my Windows Live friends in Empathy. Essentially, when I put the mouse over a contact, a little box will ...
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sending sms using empathy

I've got gnome-phone-manager installed on ubuntu 12.04, and noticed it adds an SMS account type to Empathy. The only setting required to set up is 'bdaddr' which I think is a blue tooth address. i ...
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Cannot login to Empathy after setting up Google online account [closed]

On a new installation of 12.10 Ubuntu, have added a Google account for use with Empathy. However, when attempting to connect, Empathy displays "Google Talk Account requires authorisation". Clicking on ...
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How can I add other online accounts?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I'd like to add other online account (like QQ, weibo) in empathy or pidgin. How can I ?
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Why isn't Empathy notifications any longer accessible via HUD in 12.10?

In Ubuntu 12.04, if someone contacted me via Empathy, I could write their name and open a chat window via HUD. This seems to have been disabled. People appear in the notification dropdown menu, but if ...
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How can I manage Empathy (Online) accounts in Lubuntu 12.10?

I use empathy, but in Lubuntu Quantal, I cannot add/manage accounts... Is there a workaround?
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Help with setting up AIM account

Can anyone help me configure my AIM account? I have Oneiric and I want to set up my AIM account with what I believe is a chat client (the envelope icon on the top right). It is called Empathy. \n I ...
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Is there any way to show amount of missed Empathy messages in the launcher icon?

I use Empathy and I have a problem with notifications for non read messages. Is there any way to show amount of missed messages at left panel icon, like Thunderbird, SkypeWrapper, .... and other ...
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Whats the name of the dropdown panel with the IM status?

So I'm trying to work out whats the name of the drop down panel in Ubuntu, the one that lets you set your IM status (online, offline, invisible etc etc). I was on 12.04 and replaced Empathy with ...
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Formating text in Empathy chat

I love the look of Empathy so much more than Pidgin and would really like to use it as my main chat client but I can't seem to find a way to format text. It does not appear to be a feature of the ...
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Empathy Sign-In automatically

When I start my machine the empathy starts unavailable until I press on the chat Icon at the upper right edge of the screen and set it as available How can empathy start automatically after user ...
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How can I stop the kde-telepathy UI from appearing under Unity when I use the messaging menu?

KDE Telepathy keeps getting in the way every time I try to use Empathy from the messaging menu. If I get a message, it opens in the KDE telepathy UI instead of in Empathy. This is rather frustrating ...
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How to create/edit/remove a group in Empathy

In 12.04 with Empathy 3.4.2.3 I can't seem to find the options for adding, removing or even editing a group. Are there still there or moved where?
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How to delete the history of a specific user in Empathy?

In Empathy, when you go to history, you have the option to delete all history and not for only a specific user. How to delete the history of a specific user in Empathy people nearby account with ...
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How do I modify the empathy notifications to only show generic messages?

Is there a way to customize the popup notifications for Empathy in Ubuntu 12.04 so that instead of displaying the message contents and the sender, they only say "New Message" or something like that? I ...
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Empathy “Authentication failed” when connecting to Freenode

I have set up an IRC account in Empathy - the default server is, of course, Freenode. Empathy tries to connect and after a few moments reports, "Authentication failed". I have tried with and without ...
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Online accounts: Failed to get the “token” request: Can not resolve proxy hostname ()

I had my computer with Ubuntu 12.04 a few months without a network card and now it has a new and functional empathy I try to connect on Facebook or posting photos or import Shotwell right through my ...
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Chatting with Empathy

I'd like to chat in some irc-channels hostet at freenode and i don't really know how. How do I create an account, how do I use it with Empathy?
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How to prevent another user from editing my display name in Empathy?

How can I prevent another user from editing my Empathy display name? Since I am using shared computer, is there any solution? I have administrative privileges.
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is there any hotkey for empathy?

is there any hotkey for empathy? plugins is also ok? I want open a message with shortcut just like press F4,I can do that in pidgin, but I prefer empathy
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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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Empathy stop working

Im getting a little problem with empathy. It suddenly stoped work, and im getting and error. I've sented the report, but till now, there's no resolution. My system is updated. Im using Ubuntu ...
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Empathy fails to reconnect after awake from suspend

Problem: Whenever I suspend in 12.04 and awake my laptop, Empathy doesn't automatically reconnect and I always have to manually log off and log back in again. Any fixes for this bug? More Details: ...
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Empathy spell check Portuguese [closed]

The spell checker for Portuguese in Empathy doesn't work. When I mark Portuguese, Empathy unmarks it. Can someone solve this problem?
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How to flush the Empathy stored passwords?

I recently changed my Google Talk password, which causes Empathy to prompt for the new one. When I enter it, everything works fine. However, after a reboot (or desktop environment reset) it will ...
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How to enlarge the Text Input field size in Empathy?

Is there any way to change the default text input field size in empathy windows? I mean, have two or three rows from default, instead of one...
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Why does my Empathy work with wifi but not with wvdial on 12.04?

I really need help for this issue . My empathy works well when I'm online using WIFI .. but it does't work when I'm online using wvdial. . in ubuntu 11.10, empathy works great.. any ideas to fix ...
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Why does NickServ on FreeNode IRC ask me to identify every day? [closed]

I am using Empathy as an IRC client.
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How to reduce bubble-notification time in empathy?

empathy shows a bubble notification message on top right corner if a user comes online or goes offline (obviously we can change them from the preferences), but is there any way we can reduce the time ...
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Custom emoticons in Empathy

I'm trying to use Empathy instead of Kopete, I want to have access to my custom emoticons which I also used in Kopete. I installed them seperately and my contacts could receive them. Is that kind of ...
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Can I log in as invisible when using empathy?

I am using empathy to access MSN and Google talk. Every time I log in, my status is busy, and I have to change it to invisible. I wonder if I can save the setting of being invisible upon logging in? ...
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empathy resets my google account after restart

I currently work on a Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. There is a small annoyance with Empathy though. Every time i log out, empathy just resets my google talk account settings, so i have to login after ...
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How to unblock someone in Empathy?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I use Empathy as my default messenger. I had blocked someone in Empathy but now I want to unblock him. The person whom I blocked is using Gmail. So, how to unblock that ...
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Two notifications for empathy and no notification preferences tab?

I am getting an issue with empathy. When I am in a chat every time I send a message I get a standard gnome-shell notification echoing what I just set, the same applies for when a message is received. ...
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Why is the file /var/crash/_usr_lib_empathy_empathy-chat.1000.upload empty?

I just experienced an unusual crash: I tried to click on a name entry in the contact list of Empathy. A crash happened. Usually I am asked then if I'd like to report the error to Launchpad, and ...
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Empathy not connecting to openfire [closed]

I have Openfire installed on a local network and am trying to connect to it with empathy with the username/password created and empathy keeping raising authentication failed error. Using pidgin, am ...
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How to remove the mail/IM icon from the notification area? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove the mail icon indicator applet? How do I remove the mail/IM icon (envelope) from the notification area in Ubuntu 12.04? I'm not using the IM client nor ...
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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 cannot connect with Google Talk and Facebook

My Empathy doesn't connect with Google Talk and Facebook. It worked for the first two weeks (after installation). I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin).
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Empathy refusing to connect

I have configured Empathy with Facebook and Gmail just after installing Ubuntu 12.04. It worked flawlessly for few days and one fine day it crashed. After that when ever I am opening Empathy it is ...
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Empathy Google Talk with Non Google Account

Updated I use a live/hotmail account for my google services including google chat. In previous versions of empathy, I would specify the domain on my google talk account to talk.google.com and then it ...
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Empathy does not allow WLM accounts after upgrade to ubuntu 12.04

AFter upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04, all my accounts previously configured in Empathy were deleted. Then, I tried t set them up again, but I see that the WLM accounts are not an option in the account types ...
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Synchronizing/merging Empathy logs and Google chat logs

If I use Empathy to log into my Google account and chat with people, I can enable logging and have it save chat logs to my computer. The problem is, I don't only use one computer, so I end up with ...
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Empathy can't connect to facebook

I have problem with the Empathy, on Ubuntu 12.04! I try to login with my Facebook information. I receive message (I use my Ubuntu in Bulgarian language) "Unable to identify the registration ...
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Using Pidgin with Empathy themes?

Empathy's "Ubuntu" Theme Is quite attractive. Is there any way of using empathy themes on pidgin(specifically the Ubuntu Theme)?