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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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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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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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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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Can't login to facebook using Opera

After typing my details in and clicking login Opera takes me to an error page. This doesn't happen in Chrome, Firefox or Opera on other OSs. The page shows the error: Internal communication error. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gwibber will not allow me to log into facebook [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 and it does not work, it hasn't worked since the beta I believe, any ideas? By the way this is a clean install, and it does not work on my older install either.
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Has Canonical really sold to Facebook? [closed]

As stated above,has Canonical really sold to Facebook?
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Facebook videocalls in Firefox

I use Ubuntu 13.10 32 bits and Firefox 28,I'd want to know if there is any way to do videocalls in Facebook. Thanks.
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Automatically Logs Out When I Open Facebook

Every Time I open Facebook.com in Mozilla or Chromium my Ubuntu logs Out automatically Sort of crashes, the display goes white. but all other sites are working.
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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 to compile gwibber3.6 on ubuntu 12.04.4

I have installed fresh copy of Ubuntu 12.04.4 and gwibber is not working. Can't connect to facebook. Error. App Not Setup: The developers of this app have not set up this app properly for ...
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How do I delete password in bugtraq 2?

I use system Bugtraq 2 and I am the root. When I want to open the tools it asks me for the password. I want to delete or disable the password , What do I do?
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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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can't add facebook account to gwibber

I am using gwibber 3.4.2 in ubuntu 12.04 LTS. when I am trying to authorise facebook access, an error is coming showing the owner of this app has not configured facebook integration properly. how to ...
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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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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 fonts look weird on firefox in 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on this machine and noticed the fonts on facebook.com look very different from how they used to look on 10.04 or Windows. They seem to be smaller and "washed out" (hard ...
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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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Facebook Fogger App Not Working

I have tried to install the Facebook App on both my laptop and desktop running on Ubuntu 12.04. It downloads and installs just fine on both, but when I click on the icon it doesn't do anything. I ...
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Facebook and flash - why doesn't facebook recognise that I have flash installed?

For some reason when I try to upload photos to facebook from the website, it tells me I need to upgrade my flash player: I definitely have flash installed, as can be seen in the picture, and ...