Questions tagged [online-accounts]

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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Google Accounts has listed my device twice due to switching to Ubuntu. How do I fix it?

I logged into my Google account after switching my OS from Windows to Ubuntu a while ago. Today, I realized that Google Accounts has my device listed twice. The list is: Linux Windows Other Devices......
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All the Online Accounts expire or un-mountabe

All the Online Accounts expire or un-mountabe. Created some new accounts last month, everything was ok with UbuntuOne, imaps, Nextcloud, Google, etc. Then all "credentials expired". I dont ...
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Add online accounts on Ubuntu 20.04 - say - No internet connection

I want to connect to my google account but on Online Accounts, under Connect to your data in the cloud appear No internet connection -- connect to set up new online accounts. But I am connect on the ...
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When adding my Google account, how can I grant GNOME just some permissions?

I want to integrate my Google Calendar with the Calendar app in GNOME. To do that, I need to add Google to my Online Accounts, by launching Online Accounts in GNOME: When I try to add my Google ...
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Credentials expired for online accounts

I was trying to sync my google calendar with gnome-calendar, for that I added my accounts to ubuntu 20.04 but gnome-calendar didn't sync with them(don't know why) and after than when I restarted my ...
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Ruined my ~/.local and .config/ Tips for restoring?

I messed up both my .config/ and .local/ directories*. I had no idea these were so important! Tried restoring from backup but just got a useless error message about it doing being able to perform ...
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deja-dup wrong behaviour with google drive

I had a google account connected to Ubuntu20.04. I tried to make a backup to google drive and as intended, the backup started normally. I didn't have enough free space in this account so I decided to ...
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Adding a Nextcloud account in Unity desktop

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with Unity desktop and I have the following issue: There is an option to connect a Nextcloud account as an Online Account. I enter the needed server name, username and ...
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I am not able to log into any online account

I am not able to log into any online account on my HP Spectrum x360 15inch 2017, while on my old Thinkpad, running the same Focal Fossa, everything is just fine... The window appears very reluctantly, ...
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Boost Note won't sync with GNOME Online Accounts

I'm trying to sync my notes on Boostnote with Google Drive automatically using GNOME Online Accounts. I've connected my Drive folder, but when I create a storage location in that folder, Boostnote ...
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Some functions stopped working when I uptaded Ubuntu 20.04

I'm new to the site. I've been using Ubuntu on and off since version 16.04. I came back to Ubuntu with version 20.04 LTS and I'm really enjoying it. Everything was working fine, but then I received ...
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Will Google's Drive API deprecation affect Online Accounts?

Google is deprecating older Drive APIs. See the announcement from Google. (https://9to5google.com/2020/06/29/old-g-suite-apps/) Is the Online Accounts function going to be affected?
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Why won't webpages load in GTK windows?

In ubuntu settings, There is an option to connect online accounts Under "Add an account" I clicked "Google" A popup window opens up, white with a loading bar ontop Then it finished loading, the ...
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How to delete Online Accounts

Just ugraded to 20.04 LTS. Ubuntu user for 12 years. I have no use for all the online accounts and following the directions below to delete or uninstall does not work. Open the Activities overview ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: my google account calendars have disappeared from GNOME calendar

Not sure if the same problem as here. I have made a fresh installation of Ubuntu 20.04 and added my Google accounts in the Online Accounts of the Settings app. At the beginning I could perfectly see ...
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Why doesn't Microsoft OneDrive appear as a remote location in nautilus when I add it via GNOME Online Accounts?

Why doesn't Microsoft OneDrive appear as a remote location in nautilus when I add it via GNOME Online Accounts (while e.g. Google Drive does) ?
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Add Microsoft Work account to Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to add my Microsoft work account to ubuntu 20.04 on Settings -> Online Accounts. However, when I click on it, it asks for my password, which indicates it only supports personal accounts. Is ...
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Can not add Online accounts in 20.04

On Ubuntu 20.04, when attempting to add an online account, I am greeted with: I was able to successfully add the Ubuntu SSO, but unable to add other accounts — the dialogue box goes blank and does ...
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GOA: Google account unreachable using wired connection

Besides taking a few minutes, I can successfully add a Google account through GOA using a wired network, but accessing it (through Nautilus or Geary for example) returns timeout errors. Problem ...
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can't login into google in online accounts section

I'm on pop os but it's based on Ubuntu so the solution should be the same I was able to login to google via online accounts section then it said your session has expired and then when I logged out to ...
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Nautilus integration with Google Drive, different behaviour between 18.04.3 LTS and 20.04 (Daily Build) [closed]

I've been using ubuntu 18.04 since it's release and I've always had problems using the integrated Google Drive feature. It takes a LONG time to load the files from my Google account, exactly like ...
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Mountpoint of Online Accounts

I have added a google drive and a nextcloud online account to my Ubuntu 19.10. I want to auto sync some stuff with rsync, but I cant figure out where the folders of the online accounts are mounted.
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How to delete Google Drive files with GNOME online account?

I have Ubuntu 18.04. I can mount my Google Drive and copy files. But, I cannot delete files. Is it not possible to delete files?
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19.10 Cannot add Microsoft exchange account on Online Accounts

The screenshot says it all. I can't add a Microsoft Echange accounts as there is a red cross sign on the microsoft echange option of the online accounts. Click it, and I get Which is weird, it seems ...
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Remove ubuntu-online-account after an upgrade

I used Ubuntu 14.04 and had a couple of accounts set up using ubuntu-online-accounts. After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04, I am not able to remove or edit accounts from uoa, and they are still used by ...
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How to add an online account that is not listed by default?

I would like to add an online account provider that is not listed by default in Ubuntu 18.04 (www.clarodrive.com). Is this possible?
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Remove online account icons from Ubuntu dock [duplicate]

I have connected two Google accounts to my Ubuntu 19.10 PC to access easily to the documents stored in Google Drive. Ubuntu has added the accounts to 'Files' shortcuts, which is how I "mount" GDrive: ...
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Can't add a second Google account/Drive on 19.10

I use ubuntu 19.10 and i've used the gnome online accounts to add one of my Google accounts to the machine , now when i'm trying to add a second google account , i'm unable to do so , and i get the ...
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Is it secure to connect a google account with online accounts of GNOME?

I am new to Ubuntu. I was trying to connect my Google Drive account with Ubuntu and saw this related answer. When I try to synchronize gnome with the google account it asks for access to basically ...
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GNOME control centre online accounts not verified with Google

In trying to sign in to my Google account on GNOME, I get the following error. Steps: $ gnome-control-center online-accounts Click "Add online account" Type in Google login. Thanks! EDIT 1: I ...
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Nextcloud online account - difference between files and documents

I am wondering what the difference is between the Documents option and Files option for a Nextcloud Ubuntu online account. The Files one seem to add a dav shortcut to my file explorer. If I disable ...
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Is there a way to mount Google account folders automatically at startup?

I have two Google accounts (one personal, one for school) connected to Gnome in Ubuntu 19.04. Is there a way to make these folders automatically mount when I turn on my computer? It's not really that ...
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Online Accounts Hang after fresh install

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.2 on an HP x360 Spectre, Google, Microsoft, Facebook... all hang when clicked. Actually after several minutes, the Google window asked for the account name, but ...
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How do I sync Google Photos to a hard drive directory?

I take pictures on my Android phone, and I have them synced with Google Photos, which puts them on other devices immediately via the cloud. How do I enable Google Photos to automatically sync to my ...
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gio mount - how to use Gnome keyring for password?

I am using Nextcloud as an "Online Service" in Ubuntu 18.04. After logging in and starting a Nautilus (Files) window I can mount the service without (re)entering my password by clicking on it in the ...
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Add new Nextcloud Calendar from same account

I have a Nextcloud running. On the Webinterface I added a new (actually the third) calendar on my Account. I want to sync it with gnome-calendar. The "old" two, including my personal calenadar are ...
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Online Accounts handled by Gnome

I am testing the Online Accounts feature provided by Gnome in its latest version. The issue is that when I open a file stored in my Google Drive and I work on it for a while, when I try to save it I ...
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Online accounts are very slow

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu and I really like it, but I have some issues with Online Accounts. When I'm trying to add the Google Account, the app is really slow. Eventually, the google page ...
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Online accounts doesn't get saved on Budgie 18.04 minimal

I'm trying to make the switch from Windows to Ubuntu permanently. My experience with Linux desktop environments is extremely limited but I have "hobbyist" experience with different kind of servers for ...
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Why does Google Drive in Ubuntu show additional files compared with the web app?

I see way more files in my mapped Google Drive dir in Ubuntu compared with what I see when I use the Google Drive web app. These extra items are also not in my "Shared with me" folder in the web app.
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Online accounts with Amazon Cloud Drive

"Online accounts" includes nautilus-backed cloud drive support for google drive. This is very handy. Is there an equivalent plug-in to provide support for Amazon cloud drive?
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Google Drive takes a very long time to open with GNOME Online Accounts

Following this answer: https://askubuntu.com/a/320333/719469, I added Google to my GNOME accounts but when I click on my Drive account id in Nautilus, it does not show any file and in the bottom right ...
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Ubuntu is stuck on the loading phase when connecting an online account

Whenever I attempt to add Google as an online account through the settings, it gets stuck with Loading "accounts.google.com" in the bottom-left corner of the window that appears. This behaviour seems ...
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Google Account in Online Accounts is blank from the start in Ubuntu 18.10

Blank Google Window-ImageI've read threads about how after people type in their email and password, if they have 2 step verification, have a blank window when getting to the verification window. ...
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Google Account not working in fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04

I did a fresh install of ubuntu 18.04 (binonic beaver) and everything is working smooth except I'm unable to sync with my google account/calendar. When I navigate to Settings --> Online Accounts --> ...
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How to remove individual calendars from Gnome Calendar in Bionic Beaver

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04.1 from 16.04. I noticed that there are several (around 12) calendars associated with my Google Calendar account. I would like to disable most but not all of them. How ...
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Google Cloud Printers doesn't show after registering “online account” at Ubuntu 18.04

I've added by Google Account to Online Account and enabled everything (calendar, contacts, printers), but printers I've already have registered there (and which I regularly print as a Google Cloud ...
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18.04 - NextCloud calendars listed in Gnome Calendar app but no events on grid

I am on Ubuntu 18.04, and I added my Nextcloud account (version 13, I pay a provider) via the "settings -> online accounts" menu. The NextCloud account seems to be recognised: if I open the Calendar ...
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The purpose of YouTube and Twitter in Kubuntu 18.04 online accounts

Online accounts contains YouTube within the Google account type and Twitter as an online account type. How can I make use of these?
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Is there a technical reason why a Ubuntu One account is needed for livepatching?

In order to set up Livepatch on Ubuntu 18.04, one needs to have a Ubuntu One account. Clearly this choice has privacy implications, and possibly also security ones (for instance, in theory, Canonical ...