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When can we expect a “genuine” (probably native) WhatsApp client for Ubuntu Phone? [on hold]

There seems to be a high interest in adopting Ubuntu Phone - next to embracing an "independent" open source OS, it is considered to be an advantage to get away from Google or Apple services. In Europe ...
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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 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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Pidgin can't connect to Facebook chat

After some time, I tried to connect to my Facebook account with Pidgin. Same account setting as last time (Feb 2014). But now, the connection fails. The error is always the same "connection closed", ...
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Can't log in to facebook accounts using pidgin

I happen to have two facebook accounts and I used to chat on both of them using pidgin. Everything was working alright, until today, when I couldn't connect to one of my accounts. A Server closed the ...
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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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Is it possible to use empathy in new facebook video chat? [closed]

Now, the facebook doesn't requires to install any plug-in to do video calls. So, with this new functionality, is it possible to use the video call with a facebook account in Empathy now?
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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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Facebook Chatting Software in Ubuntu

I wonder if there is any facebook chatting tool available for Ubuntu. The tool might contain these features: Chatting without opening facebook.com website Latest message alert Low bandwidth usage ...
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'Web App' programs (such as YouTube and FacebookMessenger installable webapps) don't work

I have problem with programs ex. FacebookMessenger and Youtube. The stay blank. Photos here: 1. 2.
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Facebook hanging on akamaihd.net

I have this issue since a long time. Facebook keeps hanging on akamaihd.net. Often the page doesn't even load CSS, everything appears out of place. And sometimes the "establishing secure connection" ...
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Why does Pidgin refuse to connect to Facebook Chat?

I have searched around the net for a solution to my problem. I gave myself an account user name for facebook so I could use the chat in Pidgin 2.10.3. However, no matter what I do, Pidgin refuses to ...
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Ubuntu-touch facebook notifications are not received

I dont receive any facebook notification in my Aquarius e4,5. Access to facebook account is allowed in my phone. Is there necessary allow anything on facebook page or is there any known bug? Second ...
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Empathy Instant Messaging wont log in

I'm trying to set up login using Empathy Instant Messaging. I want to login so that I can use my Facebook chat there. I have set up Facebook account but it still shows You need to set up an account to ...
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Not able to install the extensions in Google Chrome

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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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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How do I set up my Facebook account in Pidgin?

Can anyone provide me a walkthrough of how to set up Facebook on Pidgin?
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Empathy Facebook Stopped Working,No Account Settings

I had to do a ctrl-alt-f1 log out,because I was stuck between workspaces(ugh),When I rebooted I forgot to add "noapic" to my cmd line to fix MP-BIOS I/O Timer Bug(ugh),the system boots with or without ...
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No “chat” option in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 for facebook account

How can I make Online Accounts display the "Chat" option for Facebook so I could enable it for Empathy again? After upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 there's only "Photos" option for Facebook in Settings ...
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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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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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terminal malfunction when asked for password [duplicate]

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04. However, on laptop Satellite P875-S7102 when ask for password on terminal. It does not type.
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Event notification: Open app or service to post events to Facebook, update web site and email non-Facebook users?

I'd like to notify people in my community about upcoming events (in this case, dances I help organize). Some are on Facebook, and Facebook events are an effective way to get participants to help ...
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Kopete facebook chat online/offline messages

I've noticed that when I chat in Kopete via facebook that I keep getting messages like [user] is now Online [user] is now Offline They just seem to randomly show up. and will do so once every ...
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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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How to connect facebook to ubuntu 14.04?

I have connected all the social networks I use in my ubuntu 14.04. But couldn't connect facebook. When I try to connect facebook in the accounts section, it shows an error message from facebook : app ...
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Remove “FacebookMessenger” from indicator-messages menu

I have uninstalled a Facebook Messenger app, but it has left behind a menu item in the indicator-messages menu, as shown below: How can I remove this menu item?
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Cant access Google and facebook

I am using Ubuntu from last 5 years. From last 3 days i am experiencing a problem related to internet, I am unable to open either google.com or facebook.com for first half an hour, allother websites ...
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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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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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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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Variable problem when using FB.api async calls with jQuery.when() [closed]

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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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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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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How can I do Facebook video calls?

My question is how I can do video calls on Facebook, I'm new to Linux, recently installed Ubuntu 11.10. I really like the OS but I can not make video calls on Facebook and this is terrible. Please ...
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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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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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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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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 it yet possible to use Facebook video chat without a VM?

I use Xubuntu actually, and I have Wine, if that helps. I installed FacebookVideoCallSetup_v1.2.199.0.exe after going to http://www.facebook.com/videocalling by using wine like this: wine ...
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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 ...