[Pidgin] #16714: Facebook protocal will not accept user name

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Sat Jul 11 12:55:21 EDT 2015

#16714: Facebook protocal will not accept user name
 Reporter:  nknaggs          |      Owner:
     Type:  defect           |     Status:  new
Milestone:  Patches Needing  |  Component:  Facebook
  Review                     |
  Version:  1.x              |   Keywords:  Facebook Protocal Username XMPP
 XMPP finally stopped working for Facebook the other day so I had to update
 to facebook protocol. I followed the "Basic usage" and "Installing on
 Windows" intructions on https://github.com/jgeboski/purple-facebook .
 After working through the instructions for windows 7 64-bit, I still get a
 message saying that the user name or password is incorrect. I tried the

 -Restart Pidgin
 -Restart Computer
 I tried the following for user names:

 - Username at chat.facebook.com\pidgin
 - Username at chat.facebook.com/pidgin
 - Username at chat.facebook.com
 - Username/pidgin
 - Username\pidgin
 - Username
 - Email

 and I still get the user name is incorrect message.
 There is also no app password, so it shouldn't be the password causing the

 Please help me get working again, I generally do not use facebook other
 than the chat along with my other chat programs. Pidgin is better in every
 way when compared to facebook chat in the browser.

Ticket URL: <https://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/16714>
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