This page intends to give an overview over how to efficiently debug Telepathy problems.
Debugging Connection managers
If problems occur in connection managers, the debug output can help sometimes:
Just make sure you stop all instances of those connection-managers beforehand. You can also test connection-managers using the telepathy-inspector package.
If problems occur in clients, you can get debug output for them too:
/usr/lib/cohoba/cohoba-applet -w /usr/lib/cohoba/cohoba-applet houston