Empathy displays "Facebook needs password" notification even though it has password

Bug #892463 reported by Zordid on 2011-11-19
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This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
empathy (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Every time when I start Empathy, there is a popup notification saying "Facebook(username) needs password".

But there is no problem! I am logged in, when I go to accounts, everything is fine - my password is there AND works!

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: empathy 3.2.0.1-0ubuntu1.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-13.22-generic 3.0.6
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-13-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Nov 19 10:58:18 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/empathy
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
SourcePackage: empathy
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Zordid (zordid-gmx) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Jan (jankanis) wrote :

I'm having the same problem, but in my case it sometimes also randomly pops up a notification that it needs the password while it has been running just fine for some time. When I switch to it facebook is connected and works as it should.

Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug896590, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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