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Online accounts in Ubuntu 12.10 not connecting

I added my facebook and google accounts to Ubuntu online accounts recently but I keep getting the message "Connection to example@gmail.com failed No reason specified." Im not able to connect to any of ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How do I update my billing information?

I need to update my billing information to add a new credit card, but I cannot seem to find the place to do this on the website. Help would be very much appreciated.
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Can't get online accounts to work from behind proxy

At work I am behind a proxy and I can't access my online accounts. I have setup my proxy globally but still no luck connecting to any accounts.
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Is there a way to register a Gmail account into Online Accounts

I noticed today, while trying to develop an application for Ubuntu, that Online Accounts does not provide access to Gmail (I mean access to messages, like IMAP and SMTP), even though it clearly says ...
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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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Integrating Pidgin with Online Accounts

After upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10, Pidgin does not show in the message icon anymore in the tray. I found that the upgrade enabled Empathy with a very old bunch of accounts. I would like to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I add a statusnet account in gwibber?

I'd like to add my StatusNet account (not identi.ca) to Gwibber, which seems to have this ability, judging by the gwibber-service-statusnet package. The trouble is that when you go to add an ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Online Accounts + Facebook + Issue [12.10 64bits]

As many of us, I also having some trouble to add the Facebook Account using "Online Accounts". I used some of answers I found here, doing that step-by-step: Log in the Facebook account, access My ...
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Error when using “Open with skydrive” in gnome-shell documents?

So, I have just setup my custom domain through domains.live.com. I have the docs etc working, I can sign in at office.com and view/create/upload documents, and the account is setup in gnome-shells ...
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Provide Gnome online account

I am thinking about writing an Android-Gnome SMS utility. The cleanest way to do that seems to be by providing an online service that syncs with android and can be added as "online-account" in Gnome3. ...
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Empathy on 12.10 was connecting to Windows Live until recently

I was connecting my Windows Live account just fine to Empathy until today. I've been away for a few days so the problem may have started a few days back. It's coming up wanting me to Grant Access. ...
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Active Directory user + Upgrade to 12.10 -> Empathy is KO

I'm facing a pretty annoying bug. I've just upgraded my computer from 12.04 to 12.10. On 12.04, my user account was connected to my Active Directory server, this also works after the upgrade. Since ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to use MS Exchange account in Gnome 3.8 ubuntu 13.04

just testing GNOME 3.8 in Ubuntu 13.04 (in a VM). Added my Google account to Online Accounts and it seems to work fine. Searching in the Activities overview I can find my Google contacts/documents and ...
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flickr, other account types not appearing in online-accounts

Using Shotwell, I discovered that to publish to Flickr I need to set up an online account. But the online-accounts system settings only has support for Google, Facebook, Windows Live, Microsoft ...