Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Corebird Twitter Client 1.2 Released. Ubuntu, Linux Mint.

Corebird is an open source and completely free graphical application written in GTK+ for GNU/Linux systems, designed from the ground up to act as a native client for the amazing and widely used Twitter social networking service.

Corebird Homepage.

Corebird Changelog.

  • Inline media and avatars are no longer cached on disk
  • Videos now indicate download progress showing a preview thumbnail with a circular progress overlay
  • We download higher-resolution avatars on HiDPI displays now
  • The build system usage has seen a major refactoring an cleanup, thanks to Rico Tzschichholz
  • The sidebar is now at the top and dark
  • Favorites now us a heart icon
  • Sending tweets is now cancellable (e.g. when multiple images are attached, in which case it might take a while)
  • Inline media are now displayed “full-size”, scaled to the current window size.
  • Instagram videos are now correctly marked as videos, instead of was images
  • If you have GTK+ >= 3.19, there’s now a GtkShortcutsWindow accessible from the app menuexplaining the various keyboard shortcuts. Note that Corebird still compiles and runs with GTK+ 3.16
  • The big “add media” button in the compose window has been replaced with a regular text button. The added images are scaled down and displayed below it
  • You can quote your own tweets now
  • The settings dialog now contains a setting to hide “inappropriate content”, and it is enabled by default.
  • The file selection dialog in the compose window now keeps you from selecting files > 3MB.

The application presents users with a modern and attractive graphical user interface that displays all the tweets from all of the user’s followers at a glance. A minimalist sidebar will ensure that you easily navigate between Home, Mentions, Favorites, Direct Messages, Lists, Filters and Search.

The latest version is 1.2

To install Core bird just run the following commands via your systems Terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/corebird
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install corebird

That's all enjoy!

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