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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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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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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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Prox* authentication issue with online accounts (12.10)

I want to use Ubuntu's online accounts feature to access my Facebook account. The thing is, my school has a proxy server you have to use to access https sites. So I configured my proxy settings ...
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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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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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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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Upload photos to Facebook page (not personal profile)

A couple of the various Linux photo organizer applications (Shotwell & f-spot, at least) let you upload pictures to Facebook, but as far as I can see, that's limited only to albums on your ...
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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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What TweetDeck, or Gwibber alternatives are there that support Facebook?

TweetDeck I really enjoyed until I installed Ubuntu, as Adobe doesn't have a 64-bit version of Adobe AIR (which is necessary to run TweetDeck) so I can't use it anymore. Are there any alternatives ...
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Uploading multiple photos onto facebook

I am having difficulties loading multiple photos directly from SD card onto facebook. It works fine when I select one photo at a time. When I select more than one it does not upload the photos into my ...
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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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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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Facebook pictures not showing up

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and Facebook pictures are not showing up. I tried all browsers but still can't solve my problem. Does someone have similar problem? Is there any way to fix this?
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Does ubuntu have a social client faster than Gwibber?

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 and I began using Gwibber for my accounts of twitter and facebook, but it's so slow.
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My Facebook doesn't work on Ubuntu 10.10 but works on Windows XP

I have both operating systems installed on my PC, but Facebook only works on XP. I have tried Firefox and Chromium, but it works the first time, but after I log in it doesn't work, and can only open ...
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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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Online accounts in 12.10 Facebook not working [closed]

I've added my Google, Twitter, and Windows Live accounts without any issues. However, when I try to add a Facebook account, instead of opening in the system dialogue for online accounts, it opens up ...
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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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Cannot authorise facebook with gwibber [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. I am fairly newbie so answers in words of one sylabel pls. When trying to add facebook to gwibber I get the following message.Any ideas pls. twitter works fine. Unable to ...
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How to connect skype with Facebook

Do you know how to connect skype with facebook for ubuntu user like me? and how to do it ? like at this video
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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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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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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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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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How do I remove my Facebook account from Gwibber?

I started using Ubuntu 12.10 today, and put in my social networking details in Online Accounts under System Settings. I like being able to chat with my Facebook friends in Empathy, but I don't ...
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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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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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Is there Social Desktop provider other than openDesktop? [closed]

Is there a provider for Orkut or Facebook? I mean a provider to add to this screen :
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Customizing API keys in Gwibber?

in Lucid when i post new status to twitter it says 'via ubuntu' instead of 'via gwibber'. i wonder where gwibber store its settings for the API keys so that i can modify it to anything i like.
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How do I remove facebook from this menu?

I was on Facebook when Firefox asked me if I want to install facebook for "extra features" and I clicked "install" but now I want it gone. I can't seem to find any remove option in Software Center nor ...
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Facebook username too long in Pidgin

Currently when chatting in pidgin my name that is displayed whenever I send a chat is too long and makes reading the chat difficult and sometimes confusing. Is there a way to make the display name ...
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Facebook in online accounts

I have g-mail configured in online accounts. But when trying to add other accounts, such as Facebook and Linkedin, I am not able to do so, since the account type I am able to select is only google. Is ...
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Facebook email account settings for evolution?

I have a @facebook.com email id...how do I setup evolution using that?
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Is there a Facebook lens?

Is there a Facebook lens in Ubuntu 12.10? Few of my friends are addicted to facebook and would love to use Ubuntu if it comes with facebook lens. Does anyone know how to install facebook lens (if it ...
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Disable Ubuntu One FaceBook Sync

I have a question about the Facebook sync. I activate this function as I had no contacts stored in Ubuntu One. Now I uploaded all my contacts to ubuntu one but I don't see any FB contacts, link or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Has Canonical really sold to Facebook? [closed]

As stated above,has Canonical really sold to Facebook?
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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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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, ...