I changed gmail password, Online accounts can't cope with that (wrong computer time)

Bug #884730 reported by Oscar Tiderman on 2011-11-01
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
gnome-online-accounts (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

After changing password for my gmail account, Online Accounts prompted me with a note: "One of your online accounts needs attention" and I could click a button (sorry, don't remember what it said), nothing happened when clicking this button. I then opened the Online Account settings to try and change the password, there were no obvious way to do that. There was a button that said Login, but this button didn't do anything. So I figured the only way was to delete the account and set up a new one. After selecting my account and pressing the "-" symbol I tried to add a new account, just to be faced with:

Error creating account
Error getting a Request Token: Bad Request

This is the only thing that pops up, I have not gotten a chance to enter my credentials, the above is all I get when pressing the "+" symbol.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gnome-control-center 1:3.2.1-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-13.21-generic 3.0.6
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-13-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Nov 1 14:25:26 2011
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-control-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100816.1)
SourcePackage: gnome-control-center
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-11-01 (0 days ago)
usr_lib_gnome-control-center:
 deja-dup 20.1-0ubuntu0.1
 gnome-bluetooth 3.2.0-0ubuntu2
 indicator-datetime 0.3.1-0ubuntu1.1

Oscar Tiderman (oscar-tiderman) wrote :
Oscar Tiderman (oscar-tiderman) wrote :

This "bug" turns out to because my clock was wrong, and that is because I no longer get updates from "Internet time". But that is another bug.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. The issue you are reporting is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug to the developers of the software by following the instructions at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Upstream/GNOME. If you have done so, please tell us the number of the upstream bug (or the link), so we can add a bugwatch that will inform us about its status. Thanks in advance.

Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in gnome-online-accounts (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
summary: - I changed gmail password, Online accounts can't cope with that
+ I changed gmail password, Online accounts can't cope with that (wrong
+ computer time)
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