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Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit

tried chrome and firefox

Used OpenID cannot log in to chat.


the thing that worked for me was

There is also a secondary option; log in to your preferred Stack Exchange site, and edit the URL (usually at the top of your browser) to http://{your stackexchange site.com}/users/chat-stackexchange-login, for example: http://gaming.stackexchange.com/users/chat-stackexchange-login.

This line should be placed ABOVE the line on contacting meta.stackoverflow.com

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can you try again from chrome incognito, perhaps its a cookie issue? – waffles Mar 4 '11 at 3:35
What does chat.stackexchange.com/help say? – balpha Mar 4 '11 at 5:38
The secondary option is a workaround that was mainly put in place to give IE7 users a chance to use the chat. Please tell us what the test results on the page were. – balpha Mar 4 '11 at 15:01
@balpha All ok were the results I got in that page. – Kim Stacks Mar 5 '11 at 0:58

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For all chat related login issues, refer to



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Thank you Jeff. – Kim Stacks Mar 4 '11 at 14:26

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