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Corebird Twitter Client 1.6 released with few updates

Corebird Twitter Client 1.6 recently released, is a modern native GTK+ version of Twitter client built for Linux desktop. Corebird comes with most of twitter’s main features, such as ability to Tweets Streaming, Favorites, Lists, Filters, Integrated Search, Mentions/Notifications, among others. Lets take a quick look at the last few release updates till date, before we look at how to install corebird twitter client on linux.

Corebird Twitter Client

Corebird Twitter Client Changelog

  • Dependencies: GTK+ 3.20 is now required, as well as librest is no longer a dependency
  • Facelift for the tweet info page
  • Also comes with lots of stability fixes
  • The compose window now starts uploading images as soon as they are selected
  • Media attached to tweets can be downloaded using Right Click as well as selecting “save as”
  • Profiles use the profile background color set in the Twitter settings if no banner is set
  • The tweet compose window now features a “favorite image” view that allows users to save often sent images as well as quickly add them to tweets
  • Also the Vine support has been removed since the project is discontinued
  • Allow text selection in Direct Messages
  • The media dialog now shows Previous/Next buttons to quickly switch between multiple media attachments of a tweet>
  • New –account parameter allows opening the window for the given account only
  • Support tweets with up to 50 replied-to users
  • Add back verified icons next to user avatars
  • Redesigned account creation UI
  • Tons of bug fixes
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How to install Corebird Twitter Client on Ubuntu 17.04

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb $(lsb_release -sc)-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'

wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

sudo apt update && sudo apt install corebird

How to remove Corebird Twitter Client from Ubuntu

sudo apt remove corebird && sudo apt autoremove

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