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How to make the Facebook webapp work without keeping Firefox open?

I want to have notifications of Facebook on the envelop letter of Ununtu desktop (I know I'm not using the correct names, but I've been using Ubuntu since a week). I looked up for programs like ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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Can't create facebook account in Gwibber

Can't create a facebook account. I start the procedure, add account, insert mail and password then it writes me back on a white page "success" and stops. The account isn't create (seeing on youtube ...
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Why does Gwibber show a security warning when I try to authenticate my Facebook account?

When I try to Authorize in the end, it shows: Success SECURITY WARNING: The above URL is NOT NOT VALID FOR A CASH CARD OR GIFT CARD. Giving away the URL may result in your account being ...
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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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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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A strange routing problem

I built a router based on ubuntu server 13, which connect to the internet by VPN (yes, by pptp-linux). And I installed squid3 on the same server. I can visit all websites (facebook and twitter ...
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Trying to Connect to Facebook using Online accounts System settings

Ok so I'm trying to connect my facebook account in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail in the system settings and every time I try to connect it opens a firefox window and then I see a "Blank" url thing as ...
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is there a way to use facebook on gwibber using https transport?

Today I configured for the first time gwibber on my ubuntu 12.04. Everything worked fine with twitter, but when I added my facebook credentials, I got no error messages but the account wasn't added. ...
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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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Facebook chat not getting connected in Empathy

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for months now, and Empathy was working perfectly fine. Even Gwibber. But lately, these both have stopped working! The connection for Facebook chat is not getting ...
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Unable to add Facebook account

Recently my Facebook account stopped working with Ubuntu. It was showing up as being unverified, and when I tried pressing the "Grant Access" button, it just opened up a page on Firefox that just ...
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Cant add facebook and twitter account in gwibber

when trying to add facebook account,im getting an error: an error occured while loading the authentication page but nothing appears on terminal and as same trying to twitter,this occurs on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Applications Places

All of a sudden, Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 2520 in two nights messed the "Applications Places" menu. First, it vanished the Private entry totally. And due that, all of its members. Fb YouTube Tried to ...
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How to add pidgin to recognised devices on facebook?

I'm using facebook with pidgin messenger, and each time I log-in facebook sends me an sms telling me that an unrecognised device connected to my facebook acoount. I can use it, there's no error on ...
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Any way to integrate Facebook chat with Empathy without going through Online Accounts?

I'm having trouble getting Facebook to integrate with online accounts. Personally I don't like the idea anyway but in Fedora, I could just enter my facebook username and password and was able to chat ...
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Facebook doesn't remember Empathy as trusted “computer” when notifications enableb on FB

On Facebook I have email notifications enabled when a new "computer" (read: new browser/app) logins on my account. For few months I've had these notifications every single time I go online on Empathy. ...
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No private facebook msgs in gwibber 3.4.2 on 12.04, twitter and facebook timeline works fine

i tried out Gwibber on Ubuntu 12.04 with Facebook and twitter. Twitter works perfectly for me im getting the tweets and also my private messages and they show up under the Private tab. For facebook it ...
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Facebook contacts not appearing in friends list though I am able to connect to facebook in pidgin

Finally I am able to connect pidgin to facebook. Chat works fine. But now I am facing another issue. I am not able to see my friends in pidgin list (though I can receive their messages in a separate ...
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Empathy not loading Facebook account

Empathy is displaying "Facebook account needs authorization". I've looked into the issue quite a bit and I've tried the trick where you log in with your username. It seems to work for almost everyone ...
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facebook photos arent loading 13.04

i don't know i posted this question an hour ago i guess. but i am unable to locate it so i am posting it again. i have 13.04 Ubuntu and i am using Firefox to access facebook also have all the ...
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Facebook notifications alternative to Fbuntu and Facebook notifyer

Im using 12.04 and trying to get a Facebook notification in Messaging menu just like gm-notify. I have tried Fbuntu (not being worked on any more) and facebook-notifier (running in the background but ...