Contact photos icons are too big

Bug #1068668 reported by Loïc Alejandro
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empathy (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Ubuntu 12.10
Empathy 3.6.0.3

Contact photos icons are too big, they were smaller in ubuntu 12.04. Now the contact list is 3km long, I have to scroll a lot to look for someone.

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Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) wrote :

thanks for the bug report
attach the screenshot of the bug ?

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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Ricardo Cruz (ric8cruz) wrote :
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Ricardo Cruz (ric8cruz) wrote :

note: I don't have many contacts online because it's really early in a Saturday morning :p ... but yeah, this makes empathy pretty much useless. I am using pidgin while I try to fix it...

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Bart Verwilst (verwilst) wrote :

Let's hope this is a bug and not a feature :)

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PMantis (ss-ubuntu-h) wrote :

In a prior version, I could uncheck the option to show contact details, and the list became more compact. Now, this version has this option removed, and things are way too big to be really useful. PLEASE at least add an option to make it more compact, if not make it the default.

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
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Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) wrote :

if you are marking a dup of a bug than you should comment and also see that the information of the bug should be present on the other bug as well or attach the needed info with the new bug

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udit mahajan (mahajanudit) wrote :

Any update on this?

There is also no sort order on contact list. This is making using empathy virtually impossible.
Is there a patch of some sort that perhaps can be used?

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elGandoz (elgandoz) wrote :

same as above... empathy in this way is awful and less useful... it should be configurable as it was before.

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Artur Eshenbrener (strate) wrote :

Any progress?

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Valentin Lab (vaab) wrote :

To get a more compact list, I have published a new deb package that simply reduces the size of the avatar from 48 pixel high to 24, which seems to work flawlessly on my computer.

My blog post at http://vaab.blog.kal.fr/2013/04/04/fixing-empathy-in-ubuntu-12-10 will give you the 64bit debian package and a lengthy way to get your own package with your own pixel size if you want.

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Bachi (m-bachmann) wrote :

Any update? Empathy is still rather unusable, which really shouldn't happen in Ubuntu's IM of choice. Also, why can we not simply adjust the settings anymore?

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