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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Can't connect facebook to online accounts in 13.04

Just install 13.04 and am having trouble setting up online accounts with facebook. It opens up firefox and when I log in it comes up with a security warning. Any ideas why this is or what I could do ...
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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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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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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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Online Accounts in Ubuntu 12.10

When I head to Online Accounts and try to add Facebook, it asks me to enter username and password, then save the device by giving it a name, but then the blue circle spins around for a second or two ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Prox* authentication issue with online accounts (12.10)

I want to use Ubuntu's online accounts feature to access my Facebook account. The thing is, my school has a proxy server you have to use to access https sites. So I configured my proxy settings ...
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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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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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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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Unable to Integrate Facebook in Ubuntu 12.10

Facebook was working fine as recently as a week ago. But for whatever reason, the online account for facebook had been deleted from my System Settings. When I try to re-integrate, a browser window ...