Jabber authentication fails to server with self-signed SSL certificate
Submitted by Bilal Shahid
Originally reported at: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/983332
I just upgraded from 11.11 to 12.04, and one of my jabber accounts now fails to authenticate. I have confirmed that my username/password is correct by installing pidgin and logging into the same server. In addition, the credentials were not changed during the upgrade and it worked fine before, but failed after.
I suspect that this might have something to do with the SSL certificate the server is using (self-signed). I've tried connecting with the "ignore SSL certificate errors" option on and off, but it doesn't work either way.
I also use a Google Apps (gmail) account, and that one had no problem logging in after the upgrade (except for some crashes, which are already reported in other bug reports). in ubuntu 12.04 empathy 3.4.1