Help required regarding KDE Telepathy IM

Nikhil bhalwankar nikhilbhalwankar at
Mon Jul 9 17:35:52 BST 2012

Hi Martin,

I remember that one of the account was XMPP which was automatically configured. Also at the time of installation, I did a fresh install by deleting all the partitions. I thought it might be a hacking attempt and deleted those accounts. Is it something to worry about? Please let me know.

Many Thanks,
Nikhil Bhalwankar

 From: Martin Bednar <serafean at>
To: kde at; Nikhil bhalwankar <nikhilbhalwankar at> 
Sent: Monday, 9 July 2012 8:36 PM
Subject: Re: [kde] Help required regarding KDE Telepathy IM

Le lundi 9 juillet 2012 13:24:58 Nikhil bhalwankar a écrit :
> Hi All,
> Greetings for the day !!
> It would be much appreciated if you provide me inputs on KDE Telepahy IM. I
> have a following issue,
> I
> installed Fedora Core 17 on my laptop 2 days back. Yesterday when I
> started the laptop, I found my status as ONLINE in this messenger and
> was showing around 90 contacts. I did not configure any of the accounts
> but I found 2 accounts automatically got configured. It looks like the
> accounts were using my unix username.
> Can you
> please help me on this? Is this something strange or this is a normal
> behaviour? Are there any default chat rooms which automatically get
> configured or is there something related to KDE wallet? I am little bit
> worried. Please help.

This is just a guess but haven't you by any chance started your laptop on a 
public network with many Apple/linux devices present? My guess is that fedora 
automatically creates a  local xmpp account, which discovers users in your 
area. check the type of the accounts.

If you had previously installed linux where you used telepathy, and haven't 
deleted the partition, it is possible that your previous settings are being 

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