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How to install Birdie on Ubuntu,Fedora,Arch Linux and ElementaryOS

Hi, in this guide i will guide you how to install #birdie on ubuntu 14.014

Birdie is an open source apps on linux deskstop. birdie is a Twitter client written with GNU/Linux in mind. Birdie makes use of native technologies like Gtk and GLib to provide a pleasant experience to the user, while integrating seamlessly with the user’s desktop environment.

  • Native – Birdie provides a seamless integration with most modern GNU/Linux Desktop Environments and feels like a first-class app.
  • Opensource – Birdie is built by volunteers. All the source code is licensed under the GPLv3 and freely available for anyone to use, modify or share.
  • Fast and Intuitive – Birdie is fast, easy to use and works great. It provides all the basic Twitter features and allows you to enjoy Twitter right on your desktop.

 

Birdie provide official packages for Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, elementary OS and Arch Linux.

 

1. To install birdie on Linux Desktop.

Birdie provide and officialy support packages in 32 and 64 bits for some of the most popular GNU/Linux distributions.

Install from the repositories
You can also install Birdie adding the repository for your specific distribution.

for Ubuntu
Birdie can be installed from our PPA, which provides automatic updates whenever we improve the application.

Before installing Birdie, you need to upgrade your Gtk version to 3.10.

Add the PPA and install Birdie:

On ubuntu 14.04 install the latest and stable

Fedora 20
Birdie can be installed from our repository, which provides automatic updates whenever we improve the application.

Arch Linux (Using Yaourt)
Birdie can be installed from the Arch User Repository. If you have Yaourt installed, you can follow the instructions below. Otherwise, you’ll have to build the package manually.

OpenSUSE 13.1
Birdie can be installed from our repository, which provides automatic updates whenever we improve the application.

elementary OS Isis
Birdie can be installed from our PPA, which provides automatic updates whenever we improve the application.

After done installing, next is to add Twitter account, Here, you can add an existing account by clicking on ‘Add an existing Twitter account’. Login with your credentials and Birdie will be ready in a few seconds. Your account is now associated with Birdie.

This is the defaul gui inteface of Birdie Client.

birdiegui
Adding multiple Twitter accounts

Birdie has support for multiple accounts. To add additional accounts, click over your profile image on Birdie’s toolbar and choose ‘Add Account’, as illustrated below.

 

birdie

Source: #Birdie

Thats all enjoy..cya..
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I started blogging around 2011 at #Ubuntupirates, #ProjectX and #pir8geek, I’m currently working as Network/Linux SysAdmin.

I’m a Linux,opensource advocate and interested in network security and InfoSec.

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