Monday, July 28, 2008

Gwibber is my new Microblogging Client for Ubuntu

Gwibber in Launchpad

I'm really excited about a new Twitter/ client for my Ubuntu workstation.

Take a look at this screenshot:

To install gwibber on Ubuntu.

1. Install bzr python-cairo-dev and python-simplejson

sudo aptitude install bzr python-cairo-dev python-simplejson

2. Go to a workspace folder.  This command will download the sourcecode from in a folder called gwibber

bzr branch lp:gwibber

3. Follow the install instructions

sudo python install


  1. So... what's needed to make this work under KDE?

  2. I have moved from compiling my own bzr repository. Check out this website and add the appropriate repositories.

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