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Add Google OpenID as login method? [closed]

asked 2014-10-20 18:16:56 +0100

arielCo gravatar image

updated 2016-03-06 22:53:25 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

When I signed up to ask.libreoffice.org I just used my email account with a URL but it seems to be quite inconvenient so I'm trying to use Google as a login method.

I go to http://ask.libreoffice.org/en/account... , click on the OpenID logo and add my https://plus.google.com/{big-string-o... URL, it yells: "If you are trying to sign in to another account, please sign out first. Otherwise, please report the incident to the site administrator." What am I doing wrong? Could the process be a bit more clear?

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answered 2014-12-08 13:04:19 +0100

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Open ID is not fun. I wish I had an answer for you. It's so much easier to have a username and password like other forums. The powers that be at LO assume people are always logged into social media accounts on their computers - not true for many of us! Also, Open ID for Google is going away on April 20, 2015. Let's hope LO puts Open ID to rest.

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