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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 [email protected] will not work here, I tried. Comes back as invalid, ...
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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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in Ubuntu 14.04 face-book app not runing videos

i have installed the facebook app on my Ubuntu 14.04 computer. I can't see any videos when it runs. I have already installed flash player. However, if I open face-book from firefox the videos play ...
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Regarding my connection

I know this is a silly question,but i have this isssue. I am not able to login to my fb account after installing my ubuntu , whereas I am able to login from other machines. Plz do find me a solution ...
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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...