Empathy Contact List Not Responding on startup
Submitted by Youssef
In Gnome, when I start Empathy the contact list window appears with a loading circle in the middle. The circle spins for about 10 seconds before freezing, and then the contact list window becomes unresponsive. The Empathy menu on the top panel continues to work, but no contact-related menu items respond to clicking.
I have experienced this exact same behavior in the following environments -Arch Linux running kernel 3.13 and Gnome 3.10 -Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 -Fedora 20
I set up my accounts through the Online Accounts settings panel prior to launching Empathy in each case. Disabling the chat integration on my accounts does not change this behavior. I have two accounts, and they are both Google.