[ubuntu-uk] Changing account names in Empathy (Karmic)

Stephen Garton sheepeatingtaz at gmail.com
Sat Oct 17 09:52:36 BST 2009

Cheers David, spot-on


Steve Garton

2009/10/17 David Jones <djones.dancol at googlemail.com>:
> Stephen Garton wrote:
>> Hi There,
>> Tootling along nicely with the Karmic beta at the moment. I did a
>> completely fresh install to get the full experience, and am trying my
>> hardest to get used to using empathy instead of pidgin. Couple of
>> things that I can't seem to work out:
>> 1) How do I change the name of accounts (they show at the moment as
>> New Jabber Account, or New Google Talk Account and it's winding me
>> up!)
>  From the contact list, click on Edit -> Accounts, that will bring up a
> list of the accounts you've set up. All you need to do then is double
> click on the "New Jabber Account" etc and change its description.
>> 2) How do I bring up my buddy list? Pidgin has a notification icon I
>> could click to bring it up, but empathy does not.
> To bring up the buddy list, I click on the envelop icon in the
> notification/indicator area in the top right of the screen. That lists
> Empathy & Evolution mail, just select Empathy and that brings the
> contact list for me. Sometimes I do have to do that twice when I've just
> started the computer up.
>> Thanks,
>> Steve Garton
>> http://www.sheepeatingtaz.co.uk
> Hope that helps
> Dave Jones
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