This tag is appropriate for accounts on some online service (Google, Facebook, Yahoo) that are not necessarily connected to the current Ubuntu user account on a one-to-one basis.

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How secure is gnome-online-accounts?

As with anything that wants my passwords I want to know about the how safe it is to use the gnome-online-accounts [g-o-a] feature (and how it can be exploited). I'm only interested in the Google part ...
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Is there a method of linking your Ubuntu account to your Ubuntu One/Social Network?

When I use my android device, I can sync my contacts from Facebook and twitter with their photos et al. I've also been using the Windows 8 developers preview recently which links into your Windows ...
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“Error getting a Request Token: Bad request” when setting up online accounts

I have just installed 11.10 version and I cannot setup my online account. I installed Gnome Do and contacts but I am having problems about the online account. I got the error message below: Error ...
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How do I remove my Ubuntu One account?

I don't want to cancel a subscription to a service. That is all that I could find with 'How to eliminate/deactivate Ubuntu One account?' Search. On the Ubuntu One page there is a FAQ with the ...
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Will GNOME Online Accounts ever support Ubuntu One?

Like the title of the question says, is Ubuntu One integration with GNOME Online Accounts on the roadmap for Ubuntu?
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Gnome online accounts not syncing with Gnome Shell calendar

I'm using Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 11.10. I've recently activated online accounts, which is supposed to sync my Google Calendar with Gnome Shell's calendar. However, it does never sync. I've tried to ...
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What are online accounts and how do they work?

While playing around with my 11.10 install I found a section under the "MeMenu?" which was labeled "Online Accounts" What is this feature and how does it work?
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Online account does not show all Google calendars

I added a Google account to the "online accounts" manager of Ubuntu. My Google account has 3 calendars. One private, school and work. Currently only the items from my private calendar are shown in the ...
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How to integrate gnome-online-accounts?

There is a new feature called gnome-online-accounts, which has been introduced in Gnome3 , but its still not integrated into Ubuntu 11.10. Does anyone know how to get this working?
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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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Which programs use the new “Online Accounts”?

In Ubuntu Oneiric 11.10 it's possible to configure a Google Online Account. I'm able to configure this program to get access to Mail, Contacts, Calendar and Chat. But which programs use this data? ...
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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 :