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Start Unity Web App maximized

I would like to have my Facebook web-app to start maximized. Is there any way to do this? Here is what is inside the .desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Name=FacebookMessenger Type=Application ...
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Facebook malayalam(regional font) in chrome looks way too small to read

Cannot see malayalam font in equal size as that of English in Facebook.com in chrome for Ubuntu. Also some letters appear big and all others too small. I would also want to increase the font colour to ...
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I cannot upload multiple photos on facebook via my BQ Aquarius Ubuntu mobile phone

I took some pictures and try to make a multiple upload on facebook via mobile. This is something I've been doing for quite some time with my Samsung Galxy S4 and S5 Android phones. Unfortunately, the ...
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Facebook's flash game Marvel Avengers randomly rebooting my comp

I have Kuubntu 14.10 installed on my computer. It works perfectly, but if I launch Marvel Avengers games from Facebook, the game randomly reboots my computer without any warning. Does anyone has ...
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right to left letters problem in facebook [closed]

I don't know if it is an Ubuntu problem or chrome browser problem. When I surf facebook from chrome the letters appear split (Arabic letters) This is how letters should appear (Mozilla Firefox): ...
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Pidgin shows hundreds of endless notifications of online facebook friends. How do I disable this?

I logged into facebook messenger on Pidgin. Now for about an hour afterwords I get endless notifications of people coming "online" on facebook. I can't find any option to disable this, but it's a real ...
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Variable problem when using FB.api async calls with jQuery.when()

Trying to get data from several calls to FB into one array and operate with it when ready. Unfortunately. Script waits for response, but in any way I cannot access it later. var xxx = 0; // ...
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not able to install the extentions in google chorme

Could not install package: 'UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL'. Could not install package because a utility process crashed. Try restarting Chrome and trying again.
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Easiest way to prevent Facebook from spying on where I surf on the web [closed]

I heard that Facebook from now on will monitor where I am surfing on the web. What is the easiest way to prevent them from knowing what I am doing on the web (assuming I am not logged into Facebook)? ...
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How to delete empathy chats - cannot find log file

How to delete empathy facebook chats? Tried to locate log file from: ./.local/share/Empathy/logs/ And: ~/.local/share/TpLogger/logs But no such directories or files are present. Tried to locate ...
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I clicked on a virus link - What should I do?

Using Google Chrome, my friend on Facebook tagged me on a video (probably an auto tag virus), I accidentally clicked on it (I thought that it was my friend's page). Then a new tab opened, then a popup ...
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How to download Video's off Facebook with Ubuntu 14.10

The youtube-dl doesn't work for downloading Facebook video's. How can I download and save video's on Facebook to a file only my computer? I'm using Google Chrome.
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Are the webapp integration useless?

Ubuntu asks for installing various websites' webapp versions by prompting when I open the particular website. As of now, I've installed WordPress, Facebook Messenger, and Reddit. But I don't see any ...
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Forcing Facebook to use 'most recent' through cookies? [closed]

So I'm assuming facebook remembers my setting my timeline to 'most recent' through cookies. However, it also resets itself to 'top stories' after a day and a half or so (which is rather undesirable). ...
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How to get my parents favorite facebook games to work [duplicate]

My dad likes to play Deer Hunter 2014, and my step mom likes to play Bingo blitz or diamond dash or something like that. I am a newb at Ubuntu, so please explain things.
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Problem with Facebook and Youtube apps

When i install the software of youtube or facebook for desktop i cant see anything. If anyone knows what is happened. Thank you Here is the image of i see. Nothing. http://imgur.com/OwEyK7u
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Facebook Video calling Via Wine or via Skype

It has been years since facebook video calling started. Unfortunately the haven't been able to make it work for linux. So I would like to install it via wine. I have tried firefox for windows via ...
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Is friends app not supported in ubuntu 14.10?

I was using friends app till I updated to 14.10.I used to get notifications, Since I updated the feeds are not getting updated and I am not getting any notification from the app. Is it not supported? ...
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Facebook, twitter, gmail, windows live mail don't start when lunching application from luncher

I try to use applications facebook, Gmail, twitter and windows live from ubuntu 14.04 but all of these applications are blank like they never start. My copy of ubuntu is fresh (juste install it) and I ...
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Slow Google and Facebook Websites, everything else is fast

I cannot login to Google account (all Google products). I can login to Facebook, but only the login part is working, no more. I tried namebench for to find the best DNS Server and changed ...
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Facebook cover photo as Gnome lockscreen, profile picture as user account photo?

Is there any way (app/setting) that will allow me to synchronize my Ubuntu Gnome lockscreen & user photo to that of a Facebook cover photo & profile picture, respectively? Windows 8 and ...
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Slow Facebook scrolling on Firefox

Welcome. I used Ubuntu a few years, but eventually switched to OS X, not fixing for almost five years puzzle of Firefox on Ubuntu. Regardless of whether you use the stable version, or test, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Supports Facebook messenger ??… How to install facebook messenger app

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday. While using facebook through browser, it asked whether to install facebook app or not. I said yes and its installed. But while trying to open the facebook ...
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invisible text in fabebook comment field unless highlighted

That's just it! Text in the message and search fields work, but with comments I have to type everything, highlight it, edit as needed and then it enters as a normal comment. I am new to Ubuntu so I ...
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web browser cannot load the facebook homepage, all other homepages work fine

my web browser cannot load the facebook homepage (Unable to connect Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at www.facebook.com.), all other web sites work just fine. I use firefox, but ...
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Playing Facebook Games

I love playing City Girl on Facebook but have to switch between Ubuntu to Windows as mine is duel loading. I'm an absolute beginner with Ubuntu and I need simple answers on how can play it (if I can) ...
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Youtube videos don't play on Facebook. (Chromium)

I just started using chromium on ubuntu 14.04 and I went on my Facebook profile page and wanted to start a video that I posted there from youtube and saw that it didn't work. It says that a plugin for ...
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specific webpage (url) not loading (ubuntu 12.04)

for few days now, I can not load a specific page, which is "https://www.facebook.com/" alon or with either "?ref=logo" or or "?ref=tn_tnmn" (which are actually all leading to the same old facebook ...
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Facebook and Codechef pictures not showing up in when I use Ubuntu

I have a problem of Facebook profile pictures not showing up in my current WiFi network. It works fine in other networks. Should any Network settings be changed?
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Facebook Chat Client on Ubuntu 14.04

I'd like to install & configure a Facebook Chat client on Ubuntu 14.04 14.04 Trusty Tahr to increase my collaboration & work flow with other Students in a Group Chat. If at all possible I ...
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Combine feeds from facebook and twitter?

I was just wondering if there was a way to combine the feeds from facebook and twitter in Ubuntu? I added my accounts in the online accounts section but dont see a way to combine the feeds. Thanks!
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Regarding Facebook messages and Pidgin

This question seems to be kind of difficult to explain, so I haven't been able to find the answers anywhere for lack of search terms that I can think of. And maybe most people don't consider it a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Online Accounts

I am new in Ubuntu, and try to setup my Facebook account on my desktop in order to online chat/messaging via my FB account, but when I click on Facebook on System Settings>Online Accounts it gives ...
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Empathy and Pidgin not showing offline Facebook messages

When I start Empathy or Pidgin, I don't see any notifications that someone has sent me a Facebook message while I am offline. I start receiving messages after opening any of the two clients. Is there ...
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Application to sync Facebook messages to Ubuntu 14.04

I need an application that syncs my Facebook messages to Ubuntu 14.04 system. I will tell exactly what I need. The application should be able to keep a copy of every message that comes in Facebook ...
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Disabling/altering bubble notifications in 12.04 for real

First off, I found the answer on this question and it doesn't work for me: http://askubuntu.com/questions/342183/disable-bubble-notifications-in-empathy-using-ubuntu-13-04#= The notifications I seem ...
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Facebook & Twitter blog software?

Can any one list softwares similar to Widget in KDE of facebook, which when placed at desktop, refreshes with new posts every second? I installed Gwibber via terminal but later I didn't find it on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 online accounts integration

I can't find any documentation on integration oauth2 services to ubuntu online accounts. Trying to add http://vk.com support. Chosen facebook plugin as example. Here is documentation ...
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Facebook is not responding accordingly in Firefox?

I have Ubuntu 13.10, on Lenovo G585. I have reported some of my problems before, and you were very helpful. Facebook (only) is not responding accordingly only in Firefox, but works fine in Chromium, ...
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How to create Facebook webapp?

I'm migrating from Mac to Ubuntu Linux (14.04). I've read that there are a number of 'web apps' that encapsulate frequent and common web applications into kind-of standalone units known as 'webapps'. ...
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Empathy won't connect to my Facebook account [duplicate]

When I try to connect Empathy to my Facebook account, the following error appears: Rough translation: "Error connecting to the app. Sorry, but the app you are trying to access doesn't exist or was ...
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Cannot sign into Facebook - Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 cannot properlly sign into Facebook from "System Settings>Online Accounts" or Empathy When I attempt to sign in, it's already logged into my account but then it says Facebook cannot ...
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problem in establishing account in empathy

I just downloaded Empathy and added google and facebook accounts but it always shows 'disconnected-unspecified reasons'. I am using ubuntu 12.04lts
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Empathy wont connect to Facebook [closed]

When I try adding Facebook in Online Accounts it gives me Is there any way to fix this problem?
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What happened to Facebook in Online Accounts - 13.10?

I apologize if this was previously answered, but it seems like we're not able to add Facebook as one of our "Online Accounts" all of a sudden in 13.10. I was notified today that it was unable to ...
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Adding Facebook Online Account - “application you are trying to use doesn't exist or has been disabled” [closed]

I noticed on April 9 that Empathy wasn't connecting to Facebook Chat, so I opened Online Accounts, and it appears that I needed to authorize Ubuntu to access Facebook. But then I couldn't do that - ...
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Facebook login problem

Running ubuntu 13.10 and have Facebook in online accounts. When I access this in online accounts and click on facebook, nothing happens. Can an icon be placed on start page where I can log on to ...
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Can't uninstall a program

After installing Ubuntu for the first time on an old laptop, I navigated to firefox and went to facebook. Upon entering the website, I was prompted to install a piece of software called ...
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Ubuntu Gnome Facebook login error

I am not able to login into Facebook on online accounts of Gnome Ubuntu 13.10. Always get this message (shown in screenshot) Your popup is too small to display this page. Please enlarge it to ...
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Has Canonical really sold to Facebook? [closed]

As stated above,has Canonical really sold to Facebook?