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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"Error resolving “http”: Temporary failure in name resolution" trying to login my google account

I am trying to login in my google account in "settings - online accounts" to acces to my google drive account, but when I try to log in, ubuntu show the message: "Error resolving “http”:...
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ubuntu access to google online account seems to be broken in 20.04 [duplicate]

As of late it seems the integration of google online account is broken. I go to the online accounts and I am connected to google it shows. The email, calendar and other access switches are turned on. ...
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Synchronization issues with Google Accounts and Gnome Online Accounts

I'm currently GNOME 42.1 Ubuntu 22.04. I added Google account via the "Gnome Online Accounts". I can access GDrive but Calendars Contacts and Mail aren't synchronized. What can I do to make ...
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Online-accounts with 22.04 and legacy nvidia driver

Just updated from 21.10 to 22.04 using NV40 Nvidia gfx card with 340.108 legacy driver. The installation was correct but online-accounts was stuck in webkit window, making it impossible to fill the ...
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Google Drive on Lubuntu

I installed the Google drive on lubuntu (after first trying to install odrive which worked out to be a nodrive), using the online accounts (gnome-control-center online-accounts). I can the drive (...
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Is there a tool we can use to allow users to login to Ubuntu using their Google accounts

We have G-Suite for our company. and all users use windows 10 & windows 7, where we installed Google Credential provider for windows @ https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gcpw/. So users can login to ...
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online accounts won't connect google on kubuntu 20.04

On Kubuntu 20.04, the online accounts menu in settings won't let me connect my Google account. About a 1/4th of the time when I click to connect Google, it would load the login screen with a pure ...
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Online account settings freeze when clicked

I want to add my Google account, but the settings page instantly freezes when I click on Google. The same happens for the Microsoft, Flickr, foursquare and Microsoft exchange options. So everything ...
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Can not connect online accounts - options are greyed out

I'm trying to connect my Google and Microsoft accounts but seems like the function is deactivated. Clicking the three dots didn't work.
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One drive access in 21.10

Have also asked this in the Forums, but so far, not answered. Recently installed 21.10, and added Google Drive and One Drive during the setup process. (Can also add these later in Settings>Online ...
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Ubuntu single sign-on account stuck on "Connecting"

I've just installed Ubuntu 20.04. When I go to Settings → Online Accounts → Ubuntu Single Sign-On and input the correct credentials, it just hangs on Connecting... and doesn't do anything. However, ...
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Stuck on Ubuntu Single Sign-On Account

I made a fresh Ubuntu Installation and got stuck on the Ubuntu Single Sign-On Account. It's not able to SignIn neither it's getting cancelled, It's very much irritating. What can be done in this case? ...
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Reading and Writing to documents or other files in Google Drive using gnome account

So I added my Google Drive using gnome-online accounts in ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Now if I make changes to the directory (e.g add a new file or remove it etc.) it syncs fine. But whenever, I try to open a ...
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Is it possible to connect to my education onedrive with nautilus? [closed]

I currently use an email issued by my university(it is the typical "edu" account) but, every time I tried to use the settings app to connect to my microsoft account I get this error. I have ...
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Calendar and Google synchronization

I have a problem with the pre-install Calendar app: until yesterday it was automatically synchronized with Google calendars with I connected the device by panel "Online Account", from this ...
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Online service, NextCloud, is missing

I recently hoped from KDE Neon, to Kubuntu. My options are missing. The only thing that shows after trying to add an account is OpenDesktop. enter image description here enter image description here ...
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Editing Google Drive Files in Vim Fails using Gnome Online Accounts

When I link a Google account with Ubuntu using Gnome Online Accounts, I can't save changes to Google Drive files in Vim/gVim. I am trying to edit plain text files. I get the following error when ...
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Cannot add a second Google account in Kubuntu 20.04

I want to add a second Google Drive account to Online Accounts in order to access a second Google Drive from Dolphin. After inserting the password, an empty window is displayed indefinitely. No error ...
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Online accounts login prompt is distorted on website pop-ups

When trying to login to an online account through the settings which opens a website pop-up (ex. Google, Microsoft, Flickr, and Foursquare) the popup is distorted and I can't see anything (see the ...
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Completely Disable/Remove "Welcome to Ubuntu!"/"Connect Your Online Accounts" Window

I am in the process of making a live USB for use in an IT environment, where the use will need to be very plug-and-play, with little to no interruption. I'm onto QOL development, and I am trying to ...
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Display probem with Ubuntu Online Accounts

Running Ubuntu 21.04 on Raspberry Pi 400. When I try to set up a Google or Microsoft Account, the resulting dialog box is garbled (see the following screenshot). I've tried adjusting the display ...
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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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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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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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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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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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