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From: "Stefan G. Weichinger" <lists@...>
Subject: Re: Gnome 3 instant messaging
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 22:03:55 +0100
Am 21.03.2012 21:48, schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 2:36 PM, Stefan G. Weichinger <lists@...> wrote:
>>
>> I never used Instant Messaging so far, but now with gnome3 I see the
>> screenshots of notifications within gnome shell and the somehow
>> integrated chatting.
>>
>> But I have no idea how to get there on my desktop.
>>
>> I have the full gnome ebuild installed, got some gmail and icq account
>> within pidgin or empathy but somehow I don't get it.
>>
>> Feels stupid ;-)
>>
>> Could someone get me started on this?
>> I googled quite a while already but didn't get very far ...
>>
>> Maybe I am missing something somewhere, I had gnome-light before and
>> upgraded to full gnome 3 a few weeks before.
>>
>> Thanks for any pointers, Stefan
> 
> Go to the "Online Accounts" dialog; the menu with your name at the top
> right of the screen, select "Online Accounts". Alternatively, go to
> System Settings (Windows key, type "settings", it should appear), and
> select "Online Accounts". Click on the "+" button to add an account,
> select Google (right now the only available, I believe), click "Add",
> and a kinda-browser form will appear, where you should enter your
> Google mail, and your password. You cick "sign", and Google will
> notify you that GNOME is trying to access your accounts. You click
> "grant access", and then select which Google services you want to
> handle with GNOME (mail, calendar, chat, etc.) Then in the menu with
> your name at the top right of the screen, select "Available".
> 
> Afterwards you open Empathy (Windows key, type "empathy; it should
> appear), and it should connect you to your Google chat account.

So I have to open empathy and it is not enough to be logged in?
That was one of my main questions.

I already added the account successfully already, I just have to check
out how to find rooms (if there are one there ?)

Is it possible to get skype into this as well?

Thanks, Stefan


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