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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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“Synchronisation and Storage” option unavailable for GMail account?

I have two accounts on my TBird. The custom email account I have allows for sync and storage, where I only "download the most recent 30 days" of messages. However, the GMail account is where I ...
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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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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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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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How to add an account provider to online accounts settings?

I have googled how to sync my calendar to unity and all I see is that you need to go to online accounts to add google calendar or contacts syncronization. well.. what if I go to online account and ...
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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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Authentication failure Google Apps account

I have a problem with online accounts. I have two accounts, one a normal Google account and another Google Apps account which I use with Empathy. I can use the first one without problems. I get a ...
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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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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 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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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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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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“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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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.
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Whenever I delete Jabber and Yahoo from my online accounts list, they reappear

Whenever I delete Jabber and Yahoo from my online accounts list, they reappear after a restart. Because of this, whenever I open login, I get a large number of popups asking for my Yahoo password: ...
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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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Unity : Are these bugs?

Ubuntu Unity has some issues that I'm not sure if they should be reported as bugs or is just my fad. Run a command (Global Shortcut Alt + F2) cannot find anything for Files, Calculator, Text ...
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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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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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Cannot authorize Ubuntu 14.04 to access my Google account behind a proxy

I have to use a proxy in Ubuntu 14.04 (by setting it in Network) because Google is banned here. We I add my Google account to Online Accounts, the first two steps are OK (Sign in and Accept), but ...
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Refresh interval for integrated Google Calendar

I have integrated my Google Account with my Ubuntu 14.04 using Online Accounts in order to see my calendar entries in the indicator bar, and it works pretty well. My only problem is that sometimes I ...
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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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How to restrict account access temporarily ubuntu

I need to temporarily lock accounts for couple of users on my Ubuntu server. What would be the best way to do this? Reason for doing this is a maintenance. However for some users the accounts need to ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 online accounts integration

I can't find any documentation on integration oauth2 services to ubuntu online accounts. Trying to add http://vk.com support. Chosen facebook plugin as example. Here is documentation ...
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Gnome top bar has no on-line accounts icon(Gnome-ubuntu-14.04)

This might be unsolvable but: after the update (to 14.04 from 13.10) the status icon for empathy/on-line accounts vanished, now I dint know if I am connected to Facebook, gmail and other Nsa ...
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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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Appearance, Online accounts disappeared in System Settings in Ubuntu 13.10

I was installing some apps and icons then I noticed that there were about 4 games installed, so I went to the Software Centre to remove them. Then I wanted to add my Facebook account to Online ...
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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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Unable to sign in to Windows Live Online Account

I'm trying to sign in to my Windows Live account through System Settings → Online Accounts. After entering my credentials I can see the page asking me to allow Ubuntu access the account. After it, I ...
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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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set username to client

how to set username when connect from vpn to linux server? I use of pptpd for vpn server in my server. I want to assign username or id for each client when connecting to server for identify users.
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Missing integration options for online accounts in 13.10

For some reason I do not have all the plugins that should be here in online accounts(twitter option is not there by deafault but I can install it) and the options to integrate seems to be ...
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FreshBooks Online Account

I'm developing an application that connects to FreshBook's API. I can either integrate the account authentication process within my application, or I can develop an Online Account that could be used ...
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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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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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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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Can't use Empathy

I'm on Ubuntu 13.10, and I'm trying to use the default messenger Empathy for connecting to gtalk. My problem is that on-line accounts is not working, any time I click on the google account option for ...
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Facebook addresses in Gnome Contacts

I am using Contacts 3.8.3 in Gnome 3.8.4 on UbuntuGnome 13.10. In Gnome Online Accounts, I have set up a Google account and switched Contacts on. So, my Contacts application now shows gmail contacts. ...
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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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Can't find “Online accounts ” in system settings panel

I can't find "online accounts " in system settings.I have Unbuntu12.04 LTs.
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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 ...