Empathy is the IM application that comes with GNOME.

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Compatibility issues between Empathy and GTalk

Are these IM clients compatible with Google Talk in terms of audio and video calls? I am asking this particular question due to problems arose upon initiating a video call from the Empathy client to ...
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Call connects through Emapthy, but no voice

I am trying to make calls using Empathy on Debian.The call rings and connects, but I can't hear voice, or answering machines. I had a similar problem a while back that was caused by my PBX not being ...
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Psychic Mode for Empathy IM client

The IM client Pidgin had a feature called "Psychic Mode", which showed which users started typing a message to me, even if I didn't received the first message yet. Does anyone know if there is any ...
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Empathy IM failure to connect in Ubuntu 11.10

In Ubuntu 11.10 I am trying to use Empathy to connect to an AIM account but it is displaying an error message. Specifically it says "connection cannot be established" when it tries to log in. It had ...
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Is there an intuitive way to reopen Empathy's contact list?

Since a short while I'm using Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) with gnome-shell (Gnome 3) and I'm trying to get accustomed to the default Empathy Instant Messaging client. When I hit the close button of ...
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Showing protocol specific mini icons for Jabber/XMPP gateway contacts

Since a short while I'm using Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) with gnome-shell (Gnome 3) and I'm trying to get accustomed to the default Empathy Instant Messaging client. I'm using a gateway service on ...
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Constantly visible notification and access icon for Empathy in Gnome 3

Since a short while I'm using Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) with gnome-shell (Gnome 3) and I'm trying to get accustomed to the default Empathy Instant Messaging client. One mayor problem for me ...
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Windows/Mac client compatible with Empathy's “People Nearby” function

In Empathy (the Ubuntu IM program) you can talk to other people on your LAN with the "People nearby" function. I'd like to use this at work, but the other PC's there are mostly Windows, and some ...
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Empathy does not connect automatically

The Empathy chat client on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine logs into chat accounts (Gmail and Facebook) only after I have opened the client once (it starts on system boot) this is a bit irritating as I often ...
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Problems installing Empathy

I'm trying to install empathy. Current version has to be installed from source, but needs a list of things that have to be installed one by one. Previous version is in repository, but blinks (opens, ...
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Disabling empathy balloon

How can I disable empathy's balloon that shows up when someone sends me a message?
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Where is empathy-log.xsl?

Conversation logs saved by Empathy are in XML format. Each one links to a stylesheet "empathy-log.xsl": <?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="empathy-log.xsl"?> I've trawled my hard drive and ...
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How do I setup a sip account with pennytel in empathy or ekiga in ubuntu 10.04?

I am trying to get my PennyTel VOIP account working in ubuntu 10.04. I know ubuntu use to use ekiga for sip calls. I also know that ubuntu now uses empathy for sip calls. However I can't get either ...
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Setting empathy's idle time

I'm using Empathy for IM on Ubuntu 10.04. In every IM client I've used since the '90s there's always been a way to set "idle me after X time", at which point it would set you as being away. Empathy ...
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On freenode, how do I keep NickServ from messaging me when I log in?

I have Empathy set to run whenever I log in to Ubuntu. As soon as Empathy connects to freenode, I get these messages: This nickname is registered. Please choose a different nickname, or identify ...
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Removed Empathy icon from panel, how do I add it back?

I installed Ubuntu 10.04 and got Empathy IM client configured. The icon on the panel next to the clock, n/w was not functioning as expected, so I accidentally removed it from the panel. Now I am ...
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How to reorder Empathy IM Client Contact List Groups?

Does anyone know how to manually rearrange the default contact list groups so they aren't in alphabetical order? I'm using Empathy 2.30.0.1 Ubuntu 10.04.
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Jabber Breaks in Empathy

Using empathy in Ubuntu 10.04 (64 bit), everything worked great after initial setup. But after disconnecting and reconnecting, any Jabber connection (GTalk and Facebook Chat) gives a 'network error'. ...
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Clearing empathy IM client previous conversation

I am using ubuntu Empathy IM client for my Gmail account chatting .Can any one tell me how to clear the previos conversations in the Empathy IM client.I tried right click and clear.But it is clearing ...
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How do I show the Empathy icon in the menu bar's notification area?

I removed the default mail notification drop down since I only use an IM client, and don't want to have to go through an extra menu to get to it. After removing it, I tried the Empathy preferences and ...
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Pidgin (and Empathy) can't connect in Ubuntu 9.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 9.04. I've set up my internet connection via wvdial (Ubuntu does not recognize my mobile broadband provider), which works but it seems pidgin does not know that I'm ...
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Auto login for gtalk

How to achieve auto login and log off on Google accounts on time based . I am using the chat client is EMPATHY