Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 990312
Facebook contacts shown as numbers without thumbnails
Last modified: 2015-02-18 09:03:09 EST
Created attachment 780840 [details]
Screen-shot of broken Empathy contact list
Description of problem:
When Empathy is used with a Facebook account, everything works as expected for a a few minutes. Then all thumbnails disappear, and some users are shown as ID numbers @chat.facebook.com. This effectively makes identifying contacts impossible.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set-up a Facebook account for instant messaging in GNOME on-line accounts.
2. Start Empathy.
Missing thumbnails and names.
Contacts should be identifiable at all times.
Been on vacation, but had a chance to fire up the laptop today and I confirmed this bug. Glancing at the linked ubuntu bug it appears updating tp-gabble might fix this. I'll look as time permits (I don't back from vacation until Aug 10th) at confirming that tp-gabble-0.17.5 fixes this.
Did a quick build & test of tp-gabble-0.17.5, and it doesn't fix this bug.
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=68829#c3 this seems to fix this and also the connection problems.
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