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Disable and delete goa-daemon

How to disable and delete goa-daemon. I'm not using online accounts and this daemon only consumes my memory and CPU.
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Has anybody a working AOL account in Gnome?

In Ubuntu-Gnome's online accounts I'm trying to add AOL as a SMTP/IMAP account. But it never connects. It works though using Evolution only. Maybe it's a control panel bug?
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please delete my account [migrated]

I am using ask ubuntu from another account and as I was confused how stackexchange openid and all things work, I messed up. So please delete this account or tell me if there's another way out.
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Google calendar & drive sync in Xenial Xerus 16.04

After adding my google credentials using online-accounts, I could not get the calendar to sync / see my google drive in the file manager. Maybe something is broken in the gnome packages ubuntu relies ...
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Google Calendar not appearing in gnome-calendar

I just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 and also upgraded GNOME to 3.20 and my Google calendar isn't showing events & isn't listed in settings either. The Google account is set up correctly in ...
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“Applications can no longer access your Online Account”

As soon as I start my computer this message appears: Applications can no longer access your ...@gmail.com Online Account Choose Online Accounts from the user menu to reinstate access to this ...
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Why should I sync my Google account in Ubuntu?

I can see that in Ubuntu 15.10 (and previous versions, such as Ubuntu 14.04 stable) there is an option in the configuration menu: Online accounts I can add my Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Jabber, etc. ...
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Ubuntu Touch: Ubuntu Online Accounts - where is the information stored?

I use the MX4 with UT OTA-9. If I start system settings > user accounts or e.g. the preinstalled Twitter-App I'm directed to "Ubuntu Online Accounts". Where is the data stored, I entered there? Local ...
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gnome-online-accounts (GOA) with Xubuntu?

1) Is there some alternative to gnome-online-accounts (GOA) for use in Xubuntu? 2) If I install gnome-online-accounts in Xubuntu it pulls in the following dependencies The following NEW packages ...
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Publishing to web from Shotwell in XFCE

There are similar questions on this site but none of them answers mine. I have Xubuntu 13.10 with Shotwell installed from Ubuntu repository. I also installed "gnome online accounts" and "signon" but ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu offer the same Online Accounts as Ubuntu Gnome?

Recently I loaded up Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 in VM's to look at and noticed that the number of Online Accounts offered far exceeds the number offered under regular Ubuntu. Since they are ...
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How do I add a Google account to my online accounts settings?

I seem to remember being able to add a Google account in the past. However, that does not seem to be an option now: Do I need to install some plugin to get Google account support?
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Twitter Account missing on Ubuntu Gnome 15.10

I'm trying out GNOME as an alternative to Unity on Ubuntu 15.10 and installed the ubuntu-gnome-desktop package for that. When I added some online accounts, I noticed the twitter account missing in the ...
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Gmail notification through online accounts

I grant access Ubuntu to access my google account in online accounts. Now how can I setup Ubuntu to notify when I receive a new email ? Thunderbird doesn't working as explained here.
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unable to add accounts in online accounts Ubuntu 15.10 gnome 3.18

When adding either google account or facebook, the authentication page pops up, but the accounts are not getting added. The original window has a black background and it is struck. If I invoke using ...
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Why won't my Ubuntu GNOME accept my google password?

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. I integrated my Google account with it. But every time I login GNOME asks for my google account password. But when I give it, it simply wont accept it! I am 100% sure I ...
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How do I make use the of signing into google under online accounts? 14.04

New to ubuntu and linux, and so far I'm loving it. But one question I have is how can I make better use of the online accounts, specifically google. I found this in the help: Evolution, the email ...
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How to set-up Contacts to work with Google Contacts?

First, I added my Google Account to the app Online Accounts found in the Unity Launcher of Ubuntu 15.04: Second, I launched the app Contacts from the Unity launcher and clicked on the button Online ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 asking Google permission

This question is related. So every time I boot Ubuntu it keeps asking for a Google account permission and I have to go to system settings and click on Grant access every time. How do I fix it?
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goa-daemon segfault on logon Ubuntu 14.04

Recently I get the crash report every time I log on to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The "details" window shows that /usr/lib/gnome-online-accounts/goa-daemon is to blame. More specifically, the syslog file ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 missing “Online Accounts”

After a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04, I'm trying to add Google accounts. On some of my existing installations I have an entry in System Settings for "Online Accounts", but this doesn't exist on a ...
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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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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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evolution: sending e-mail from gmail system account

With last system update Evolution got Gmail integration through system online accounts, and it appeared along with my usual Evolution account for Gmail. I like integration, but when I turned usual ...
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Cannot delete Hotmail account from Evolution

I had a Hotmail account set up in my Ubuntu online accounts. After upgrading to 15.04 (I believe, but maybe it happened earlier), that account somehow became corrupt - and now in fact there is no more ...
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use empathy for Google Hangout chat

I added Google Account in "Online accounts". but chat is not working in empathy. I did all sorts of authorization. all the time its showing connecting and some times asks me to reconnect or edit ...
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No “chat” option in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 for facebook account

How can I make Online Accounts display the "Chat" option for Facebook so I could enable it for Empathy again? After upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 there's only "Photos" option for Facebook in Settings ->...
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Using IRC with password on empathy gets stuck on “Authorize Ubuntu”

I'm trying to set up empathy to use IRC on the Rizon network. After following these instructions to add IRC support, adding the Rizon server to the list (using SSL), accepting the self-signed ...
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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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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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Ubuntu Contacts and Google - how to sync?

I would like to use the contacts app in Ubuntu to pick up and sync with my Google contacts. This way they will be there on my phone and my other computers. I see no way to do this. Can anyone help ...
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Using Online Accounts to authenticate against my server

In my Ubuntu QML app I'm trying to use online accounts in order to authenticate against my server. I'm a little confused as to how I should go about doing this. Ultimately I want the user to be able ...
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Empathy starts offline

I have set Empathy to connect automatically to my online accounts. But every time I start Ubuntu the status is set to Offline and i get no messages. How do I make it to go Online at startup.
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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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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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Need STUN config for Jabber

I'm using Empathy with a Jabber Account. In order to make Voice Calls via Jabber I would need to configure a STUN (and maybe TURN) Server. Unfortunately I can not find any settings to configure a STUN ...
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Evolution options in Online Accounts dialog for Google Account

I have my Google Apps account setup in Online Accounts, mainly for use with Empathy. This has been working fine for a while. Since updating to 14.04, some new options for Evolution have appeared in ...
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Email notifier that supports Online accounts, notifications, Messaging Menu

Is there an email notifier application that: can be found in the Ubuntu repositories (not in a PPA), is integrated with the Online Accounts in Unity, shows notifications in message bubbles in the ...
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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 online-...
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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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How to add online accounts behind transparent Squid proxy?

I am behind a transparent proxy (squid) and whenever I try to add an account e.g: facebook, google, etc., this is what appears. This does not happen when I connect to the net directly. Any ...
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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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Google asks me to login every time I reboot

My online account for Google loses the password every time I reboot my machine. I have a two tier log in to my Google account as it is managed by my employer. I am aware that this has been dealt ...
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What's the purpose of the Ubuntu Online Accounts extension in Firefox?

On my Ubuntu 14.04, there is a Firefox extension "Ubuntu Online Accounts 0.5", installed by the package xul-ext-webaccounts (which is in the default install). What is the purpose of this extension? ...
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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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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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Online Accounts - Linkedin [closed]

When trying to add Linkedin to online accounts, I keep getting Invalid redirect_uri. This value must match a URL registered with the API Key
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Exchange online account: Failed to find ASUrl and OABUrl in autodiscover response

I have configured an Exchange online account that was working flawlessly for the last months. It is a company account for Office 365 and I'm using https://outlook.office365.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx as ...
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Twitter is missing from the list of Online Accounts in Ubuntu 14.04 - GNOME

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with GNOME shell and from the list of "Add an Online Account", Twitter is missing. Below is a screenshot: http://imgur.com/Hgi5Q07.png Any idea why?
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Online accounts-Facebook account showing in hindi language

I've just installed Ubuntu trusty tahr (14.04) and while configuring facebook account in Empathy, the labels are showing in hindi language but not in English. How to change this to English.