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Somehow the main application window of my empathy application is gone and only shows me the contact list but not the account settings window so that I can no longer add instant messanger accounts or persons to an account. How can I restore that? I use GNOME Shell 3.6.2.

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Does it come back when you just execute empathy again (from a terminal or via Alt+F2)? – sr_ Dec 13 '12 at 8:09
No, neither works. – Konrad Höffner Dec 13 '12 at 10:17
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Many Gnome 3.6.x apps have been ported to GMenu and as such the "menu" is only available from the main toolbar (it changes according to the focused app) , e.g. for empathy:

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I am so blind I never looked at the top bar :-) – Konrad Höffner Jan 16 '13 at 15:05

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