Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop

From: Brian Beardall <brian@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Gnome 3 instant messaging
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 21:04:10
In Reply to: [gentoo-desktop] Gnome 3 instant messaging by "Stefan G. Weichinger"
Use empathy and setup the accounts to auto-login. Also you need to be
"available" to be online. If you are "unavailable" the telepathy backend
won't login to the accounts setup in Empathy.

On Wed, 2012-03-21 at 21:36 +0100, Stefan G. Weichinger 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