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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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Ubuntu 13.04 Online Accounts Settings not opening

When I go to system settings and click on online accounts, the window for the settings shows up for about half a second before disappearing. Why is this happening and how do I fix this?
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Is there a way to register a Gmail account into Online Accounts

I noticed today, while trying to develop an application for Ubuntu, that Online Accounts does not provide access to Gmail (I mean access to messages, like IMAP and SMTP), even though it clearly says ...
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Ubuntu 13 Online Accounts keeps closing [closed]

Im on Ubuntu 13 now, whenever I open Online Accounts or Accounts in Empathy my accounts page comes up for a few seconds then closes, so I cant add accounts? Tried restarting and running an update, ...
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My Ubuntu 12.04.2 Online Accounts only has Google and Windows Live accounts. Where are the others?

I just reinstalled ubuntu 12.04, fully updated it and I went to set up my online accounts. It only has two account types to add, Google and windows live accounts. There is no option to add facebook, ...
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After 13.04 Install: Unable to Enter Online Accounts [closed]

In System Settings after an upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 I am not longer able to add Online Accounts. (I noticed this after launching Empathy, which prompted me: "You need to set up an account to see ...
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Integrating Pidgin with Online Accounts

After upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10, Pidgin does not show in the message icon anymore in the tray. I found that the upgrade enabled Empathy with a very old bunch of accounts. I would like to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Online accounts

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 and when setting up the online accounts for face book it said Ubuntu would like to post to your friends on your behalf. What does this message mean?
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Can I disable “Online Accounts” and still use Empathy?

I want to have control over what happens with my online presence so I absolutely do not want any software to be able to log in to any of my online accounts and post/change/delete things. Ever. Nor do ...
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Why doesn't gnome-online-accounts accept a Google “application specific password”?

I use 2-step verification with Google, so when giving permission to gnome-online-accounts to access my Google account, I have to type in the authentication code as well. That's just fine, it's how ...
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Online-accounts not recognized by gnome-shell-google-calendar

Hey everybody I'm running Ubuntu 13.04, and everything works fine, except when I'm trying to implement the gnome-shell-google-calendar according to this guide. It works, except that my ...
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How to add support for new services to Friends?

With the new friends-app landing in Ubuntu, it occurred to me that adding support for Instagram in the timeline would be cool. I also thought I might take a stab at it myself, but I'm having a hard ...
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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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1answer
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Can't find/remove online account from Evolution

I have two accounts set up in evolution that I'm not able to remove nor from Evolution itself neither from the online account panel. In evolution the "Delete" button is disabled when I select those ...
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Error when using “Open with skydrive” in gnome-shell documents?

So, I have just setup my custom domain through domains.live.com. I have the docs etc working, I can sign in at office.com and view/create/upload documents, and the account is setup in gnome-shells ...
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How can I add a statusnet account in gwibber?

I'd like to add my StatusNet account (not identi.ca) to Gwibber, which seems to have this ability, judging by the gwibber-service-statusnet package. The trouble is that when you go to add an ...
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1answer
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Unable to Integrate Facebook in Ubuntu 12.10

Facebook was working fine as recently as a week ago. But for whatever reason, the online account for facebook had been deleted from my System Settings. When I try to re-integrate, a browser window ...
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empathy and google hosts

I set static ip in /etc/hosts for some google sites (Google is blocked frequently in China). Then empathy cannot login with google account. How can I make empathy work with hosts binding? I am sure ...
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Online accounts in Ubuntu 12.10 not connecting

I added my facebook and google accounts to Ubuntu online accounts recently but I keep getting the message "Connection to example@gmail.com failed No reason specified." Im not able to connect to any of ...
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Online Accounts, Email, and Spotify can't connect or authenticate (12.10)

I have set my proxy settings and applied them system wide. I can access the internet and get my email etc. though firefox (and Chrome), but whenever I try an app that needs to access the internet, it ...
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Can't delete Facebook and Google in Online Accounts! Where is the config file for Ubuntu Online Accounts located?

since today I have an issue with my Ubuntu Online Account Settings. I started Empathy to log into my messengers, but I got an error that Facebook, Google and MSN need an authentication. I tried to ...
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Google account integration in Ubuntu 12.10

I'm new to Ubuntu and I recently installed 12.10. Since I'm having problems with online accounts (including Google, which doesn't seem to integrate anything in my OS) I would like to know what exactly ...
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What is the best multi-account Twitter client?

I used Gwibber in the past to follow two Twitter accounts I have. To distinguish between the two, it was possible to assign a different colour to each account. Now I'm trying to use Gwibber again but ...
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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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Provide Gnome online account

I am thinking about writing an Android-Gnome SMS utility. The cleanest way to do that seems to be by providing an online service that syncs with android and can be added as "online-account" in Gnome3. ...
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Empathy on 12.10 was connecting to Windows Live until recently

I was connecting my Windows Live account just fine to Empathy until today. I've been away for a few days so the problem may have started a few days back. It's coming up wanting me to Grant Access. ...
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Gnome Online Accounts through proxy

I am trying to set up my Google Account through Online Accounts, but all I get is the blank screen. I am behind an authenticated proxy server. I have set up the following Proxy environment ...
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Synchronize Ubuntu online accounts and Gnome online accounts

Currently there are two tools for managing online accounts available in Ubuntu, the Ubuntu Online Accounts and the Gnome Online Accounts. There are also two kinds of software using either of these ...
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Cannot connect to online accounts in Empathy (Ubuntu 12.10)

All my online accounts that connect to Empathy for IM will not work. Empathy gives an error message of "No reason specified" for each one. Gwibber works fine, so it seems to be a problem more related ...
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Active Directory user + Upgrade to 12.10 -> Empathy is KO

I'm facing a pretty annoying bug. I've just upgraded my computer from 12.04 to 12.10. On 12.04, my user account was connected to my Active Directory server, this also works after the upgrade. Since ...
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gnome-online-account remembers my google password?

I just added my google account to gnome-online-account, assuming it'd use OAuth. I should mention I use two factor authentication. I wrote in my google password + my verification key (but chose not ...
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Can't access to “Online Accounts” with system settings

I tried to access Online Accounts with the System Settings but it's just not there... I succeed to open it via terminal, but how can it be back with all the other System Settings icon?
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How to remove “online accounts” from “system settings”?

I uninstalled "Unity" and use "Gnome Shell" instead, but the new "online accounts" was still in the "system settings" menu. How can I completely remove it? I tried the command below but it doesn't ...
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Online Accounts in Ubuntu 12.10

When I head to Online Accounts and try to add Facebook, it asks me to enter username and password, then save the device by giving it a name, but then the blue circle spins around for a second or two ...
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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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How to configure proxy for online account authentication

When I try to register a new online account the authentication screen just hangs and finally ends in "An error occured while loading the authenication page". I have tried to do this both at work ...
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How do I change the GMail WebApp account?

I entered in my GMail account and the webapp prompted in Firefox. I accepted and now, I want to change the GMail webapp account, but there is no option and, inside the "online accounts" from system ...
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Online Accounts blank after upgrade

After upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 I got all entries of Online Accounts blank. See the screenshot: I tried to uninstall gnome-control-center-signon and install it back, but no luck. Is there any ...
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How can I add other online accounts?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I'd like to add other online account (like QQ, weibo) in empathy or pidgin. How can I ?
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Not able to set up Gwibber Online accounts

I first tried Ubuntu 12.10 from the Live USB and then eith Virtual Box. In both cases I was able to connect to my google Account from Gwibber. But now I have done a clean install, but am not able to ...
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How to upgrade/update online accounts software in ubuntu 11.10 to that available in ubuntu 12.10?

The online accounts software present is latest release is very cool, is it possible to update that software in ubuntu 11.10 without having to upgrade to 12.10.
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Google online account is always asking for access grant [closed]

When I open my user session in Ubuntu 12.10, System Settings tray icon in top panel is always in red mentioning that some online account needs internet access grant. Yet, It's always Google and only ...
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OAuth/Authenticating user for Unity Lenses

Trying to create a lens that would touch a web service that requires oauth authentication. And a search here, netted me this: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity/Lenses I was using this tutorial to ...
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Online accounts: Failed to get the “token” request: Can not resolve proxy hostname ()

I had my computer with Ubuntu 12.04 a few months without a network card and now it has a new and functional empathy I try to connect on Facebook or posting photos or import Shotwell right through my ...
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Google keep asking for permission to authorize my online account

Seems like google accounts authorized are not persistent. Every time I reboot "online accounts" loses the permissions and I have to re-authorize Ubuntu. Is this the default behaviour? Is there any ...
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Gnome shell online accounts fails connection

i'm using ubuntu 12.04 (gnome shell) and i just setup the "online accounts" with my gmail. problem is, everytime i reboot my computer, it popups " connection to blablabla@gmail.com has failed". A ...
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How do I change address books in gnome-contacts?

How do I reset the settings of gnome-contacts? I want to switch from the local address book to use the GMail address book. When gnome-contacts is launched for the first time it offers us two ...
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Can I log in as invisible when using empathy?

I am using empathy to access MSN and Google talk. Every time I log in, my status is busy, and I have to change it to invisible. I wonder if I can save the setting of being invisible upon logging in? ...
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what are the “Online accounts” used for under System Settings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are online accounts and how do they work? I previously never bothered with it. but I just did a fresh install of 12.04 and figured "hey maybe i'll put in my google ...
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How do I set up my online accounts?

It used to be found in the System Settings in 11.10 but I guess it's been replaced by Privacy in 12.04. I tried to set it up by using the Contacts app but I accidentally closed the option to add my ...