Snippet: Troubleshooting Empathy “Network Error” Issue In Ubuntu

If you are using Empathy, there will be situations where you will see a “Network Error” message and you can’t log in to your favorite IM network.

The fix for this is simple:

1. Close your Empathy.

2. In the terminal, type:

killall telepathy-butterfly

3. Restart your Empathy.

It should work now.

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