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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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gnome 13.10 facebook login “Your popup is too small to display this page. Please enlarge it to proceed.”

I am not able to login into Facebook in online accounts of gnome-ubuntu 13.10. Always get the message Your popup is too small to display this page. Please enlarge it to proceed. What should ...
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Adding Facebook Online Account - “application you are trying to use doesn't exist or has been disabled”

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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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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Unable to stay logged on to accounts with empathy

I have a few chat accounts which I use with frequency such as facebook chat, YIM, AIM, and MSN. I'd rather not have to download a client for each one since that would make it a pain to switch between ...
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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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Online Accounts and Amazon EC2 Issues

land. I have discovered that I am unable to log on to the Amazon EC2 Console website with my Online Accounts running. I had two gmail-based online accounts setup, and I love the way they integrate ...
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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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Why does Online Accounts on Ubuntu lose the authorization so often?

I was wondering how I have never had any similar problems with any android or web application that use similar methods of authorization to Facebook, Twitter or Google. Yet on AskUbuntu there is ...
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Any way to integrate Facebook chat with Empathy without going through Online Accounts?

I'm having trouble getting Facebook to integrate with online accounts. Personally I don't like the idea anyway but in Fedora, I could just enter my facebook username and password and was able to chat ...
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Twitter online accounts, is authorized and then it needs to be authorized again

I have twitter added to my online accounts and about once a day it needs to be granted access, is there any way to keep it granted always.
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Online Accounts auth over and over again without success

I just added my Google account to the "Online Accounts" in Gnome. Before my last restart the account couldn't be added for unknown reason. I authorized Gnome access to my Google Account, the window ...
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13.10 Unable to link Google account

When I try to connect my Google account, the following happens: I open "Online Accounts" - the Google account appears in the left hand margin. When I highlight it, I am invited to grant access. On ...
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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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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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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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empathy-accounts replaced online accounts

In ubuntu empathy-accounts replaced by "Online accounts". I have not my account in it. How to run empathy-accounts ? Where i can find clear tutorial for porting empathy-accounts to online-accounts ?
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Online accounts not working, can't create one

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. I am trying to setup online accounts, i.e. google+. I click on google and the login window for google+ then shows up. However after a few seconds it reverts to the add account ...
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How do I turn off notifications when ICQ user comes online?

I have added my ICQ account to online accounts and I now get notified whenever any of my contacts comes online. How can I turn it off? Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit.
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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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Empathy doesn't connect to facebook accout

in System settings >> Online accounts when i add facebook account it redirects me to the browser and opens a webpage in the photo below and do nothing after that any help ??
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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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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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XMPP Support in Ubuntu Touch

I am planning to write a messenger application for Ubuntu Showdown, which allows user to connect multiple Instant Messaging Services from within one application. I am wondering if there is already ...
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Chromium and Empathy don't like eachother

Basically what happens is that I logged into my google account with the online accounts thing in Ubuntu 13.04, and so if I first open Chromium and then open Empathy, Empathy will give me an error ...
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Online accounts - what is its purpose 13.04?

Ok so I have put in my facebook etc into Online Accounts, but I don't understand what the integration is concerning my email and notifications, I see the Empathy messaging service which is cool I ...
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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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Ubuntu One message We are sorry, but while our system updates your account… for weeks

Every time I logon Ubuntu One and want to change some settings I see the following message: We are sorry, but while our system updates your account, you cannot see details of or make changes to your ...
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Verifying Ubuntu for Google account

I have problems with online accounts in Ubuntu. I want to add my Google account there, but I can't get it working. I allowed 2-step verification in Google, I added my Google account, entered ...
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Online Accounts not working

I am attempting to set up online account in Ubuntu 13.04, but whenever I select any service that does not use a frame to display login inputs (AIM, IRC, ect.) there is no way to input my info. I am ...
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Facebook notifications keep popping up

I have set up the Facebook account in the online accounts in Ubuntu 13.04. It's supposed to show me Facebook notifications on time; instead, it continues to show old notifications at a fixed time for ...
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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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can't grant access to google in online accounts

when I setup my online accounts in Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit it takes me to blank page in the external browser and also displays username and password fields to fill but when I fill them out and it's time ...
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Disable online accounts icon

How can I prevent the online accounts icon from showing in the launcher? After installing 13.04 and logging in to Gmail in Firefox, I was asked if I wanted to add Gmail to online accounts. I clicked ...
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Reusing flickr Ubuntu account with flickrapi

I am trying to develop a small Python tool to interact with my flickr account. I want to keep it simple so I decided to use the Flickr account I already have configured in my system (online accounts ...
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How to add accounts to friends-app in Ubuntu Touch?

When I opened the friends-app in Ubuntu Touch, it says: Setup Accounts No online accounts configured, you can add one in System Settings Doing a quick search on Google and AskUbuntu I don't ...
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Ubuntu online accounts - having trouble with twitter

I've recently started having troubles with the online accounts - specifically twitter. The "grant access" dialog appears, I enter details, and then it just re-appears, no message to say what's wrong. ...
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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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Trying to Connect to Facebook using Online accounts System settings

Ok so I'm trying to connect my facebook account in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail in the system settings and every time I try to connect it opens a firefox window and then I see a "Blank" url thing as ...