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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?
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Gwibber alternative for Facebook on 12.04

I have browsed similar questions only to find people mainly asking for twitter alternatives. I would like to have something like Gwibber (which never worked for me till date) for using my Facebook on ...
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How to block facebook for particular time intervals in ubuntu server?

How can i block facebook for particular time intervals in Ubuntu server? Can anyone help me.
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Facebook only wont load on ubuntu 13.10

Facebook is the only page that wont load properly on my laptop. It just loads the basic text version . No matter what internet connection or browser I use the problem still exists. And even booting a ...
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Facebook client that shows whole message history

I tried many Facebook clients but I still miss one specific feature: showing all messages. Both Thunderbird and Pidgin show all messages I sent over this client but not the other messages. Does ...
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how can I unistall this , unity-webapps-facebookmessenger (2.4.16+13.10.20131126-0ubuntu1)

how can I unistall this , unity-webapps-facebookmessenger (2.4.16+13.10.20131126-0ubuntu1) , its the application that ubuntu asked my by itself to innstall when i typed facebook.com on my browser, and ...
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like or comment notification in pidgin

I am new in ubuntu and I am using Ubuntu 13 and pidgin. I am using facebook login in pidgin. I want to get the like or comment notification also through pidgin. Can I get like or comment ...
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Facebook crashed then Chromium wont start?

i can't start Chromium anymore try to write this at terminal chromium-browser and i had got error /usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser: symbol lookup error: ...
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Ninja Kingdom Asking to update my flash but it's updated? [closed]

https://apps.facebook.com/ninjakingdom/?fb_source=canvas_bookmark So is there a workaround to this? (on ubuntu 13.10)
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Can't connect to Facebook on 13.10

For a few days I haven't been able to connect to Facebook. this is not a browser specific problem because if I ping www.facebook.com i get: PING star.c10r.facebook.com (31.13.84.8) 56(84) bytes of ...
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Facebook and MSN not connecting in Ubuntu 13.10

In 12.04LTS it all works fine but in 13.10 neither Facebook nor MSN connects. Seriously I wish Ubuntu will go back to Pidgin that just works fine without any issues.
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Cannot run Ubuntu (touch) Facebook App [closed]

as said in the title, I'm not able to run and try Facebook App, such as it happens in the reported (not by me) bug #1226770 https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-facebook-app/+bug/1226770 The ...
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how to share images on Facebook via default image viewer

Can I share images directly from Ubuntu 13.10 default image viewer? Is there any other app that can do it? I don't want to open browser, navigate to Facebook and upload there.
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what extension for uploading drawings from gimp to facebook

Today I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04. It looks good. I didn't test Gimp Image Editor on the 13.04 version but I just tested the 13.10 version with a painting with Gimp and when I tried to ...
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redirect facebook visit to another webpage [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to redirect visits to facebook to another website. It's to stop a child from wasting all his time on facebook. We can't use extensions because they are simple to disable so I'm ...
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How do I manually add a password to the keyring?

My dad uses facebook all the time on my PC. The password keyring will remember only my accounts and not his (facebook account), it won't even ask to remember his password. I want the Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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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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empathy “Facebook account requires authorization” problem

I am trying to connect to my Facebook account from Empathy on Ubuntu 13.04. When setting up the account in Empathy everything looks OK, but then Empathy just shows the message: Facebook account ...
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Pidgin does not send photos

I cannot send pictures with pidgin to my facebook-friends. Does anybody know how to solve my problem? With best regards New Ubuntu User
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Weird Facebook font problem on Firefox

I am using Firefox 23 and Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity. Today, I was dealing with font configuration to make them look like sharper and less blurry. After some mambo jambo, Facebook started to look like ...
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Pidgin does not show all online buddies

here is a photo of my problem: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/833/jmzy.jpg/ As you can see there are 4 buddies online but I only see one in the system tray. What can I do that Pidgin shows ...
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Ubuntu Touch Apps

Is there a "native" Skype, Facebook, Google Maps, Google Hangouts, eBook Reader Apps being developed for Ubuntu Touch? If yes, whats their status? And if no, why? Thank you!
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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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Facebook photos don't appear on firefox and google chrome

I use Ubuntu 13.04 OS and when I install Google Chrome and Firefox and open Facebook for the first 2 days it works perfect, and suddenly some images don't appear like my friends profile pictures or ...
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Facebook notifications keep popping up

I have set up the Facebook account in the online accounts in Ubuntu 13.04. It's supposed to show me Facebook notifications on time; instead, it continues to show old notifications at a fixed time for ...
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Facebook and YouTube not working in Chrome or Firefox

Can somebody explain why in my Ubuntu 13.04 the facebook site and youtube site can't be opened by Chrome or Firefox. Other sites can be opened except for this two site. I really need a hand here. ...
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Empathy will not authorize facebook account

Short and sweet: I can not get Empathy to add facebook as an account. At all. It asks me to log into facebook (the facebookname@chat.facebook.com will not work here, I tried. Comes back as invalid, ...
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Why does Ubuntu keep opening up a browser with a Facebook login? [duplicate]

I just updated from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. It keeps doing this annoying thing where it interrupts whatever I'm doing and opens up a browser tab with a Facebook login. It seems like it happens about ...
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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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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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How do I set Facebook, Twitter and GMail accounts in the Ubuntu 13.04 online accounts? [duplicate]

Yesterday I updgraded my Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04. I have apparently set my Twitter and my Google account (GMail, Google+, Google Docs, etc.) but I haven't could set my Facebook account. When I ...
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How to connect Empathy to facebook

I am a new user of Ubuntu and I want to connect empathy internet messaging with Facebook. So when I select Facebook from the list given in Online Accounts a window opens up for me to authorize access ...
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Can't connect facebook to online accounts in 13.04

Just install 13.04 and am having trouble setting up online accounts with facebook. It opens up firefox and when I log in it comes up with a security warning. Any ideas why this is or what I could do ...
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Facebook notifications in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

Which apps will give me facebook notifications in Ubuntu 13.04
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How to retrieve old facebook/XMPP messages as well as new with kopete?

I have been considering using Kopete to use Facebook chat instead of logging on to Facebook with a web browser. That way, I can integrate messages with my KDE desktop better. The problem is, when I ...
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Facebook icon not visible in envelope menu

On a clean 13.04 install, I have registered facebook in the online accounts, authorized facebook to allow ubuntu access, and installed the app. But still I am not getting the facebook shortcut icon ...
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Facebook Extension for Firefox

When I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10, upon starting up Firefox I was asked if I wanted to install the Facebook extension. I clicked yes, and it installed, and it shows up under Empathy Messenger when I ...
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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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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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Pictures don't show up in Facebook if I use Ubuntu

A few days ago my browser(Firefox) has stopped loading images when using Facebook.com . I tried Google-chrome and it turned out that photos don't load up there too. However, The pictures show up ...
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Online Accounts + Facebook + Issue [12.10 64bits]

As many of us, I also having some trouble to add the Facebook Account using "Online Accounts". I used some of answers I found here, doing that step-by-step: Log in the Facebook account, access My ...
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How do I prevent Unity from displaying my photos from Facebook and Google+?

The title pretty much says it all. I don't want to see my "friends'" pictures, if i don't want to. I tried to install unity-next following a tutorial from omgubuntu.co.uk, I removed all of its ...
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Is there an Facebook messenger app

I am looking for desktop application which for Facebook messenger. I know Pidgin can work with Facebook chat, but it cannot work with any messenger when from a person who is offline. Is there a ...
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Integrate Facebook messenger (not chat or facebook)

I have a problem. I do a lot of collaborative work at university, and the main method of communication (and most convenient) for students use is Facebook. I would love to integrate Facebook messages ...