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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It used to be found in the System Settings in 11.10 but I guess it's been replaced by Privacy in 12.04.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 ...
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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 :