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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Corebird : A Modern, Native Gtk+ Twitter client for the Linux desktop

Corebird
Native Gtk+ Twitter client for the Linux desktop

Corebird is a modern, easy-to-use and opensource Native Gtk+ Twitter client for Linux which provides support for almost all twitter features, including lists, favourites, direct messages and of course tweeting.

Install Corebird on Ubuntu :

The easiest way of installing corebird on Ubuntu is adding a PPA from ubuntuhandbook1.

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

Install Corebird on Fedora

Note that Corebird uses relatively new Gnome technologies.. so it only works Fedora 20 and Later..

For Fedora 22 and later:

sudo dnf install corebird

For Fedora 21 and older releases:

sudo yum install corebird

Shortcuts :

Here's the some useful shortcuts for Corebird app..

KeyDescription
Ctrl + tCompose Tweet
BackGo one page back (this can be triggered via the back button on the keyboard, the back thumb button on the mouse or Alt + Left)
ForwardGo one page forward (this can be triggered via the forward button on the keyboard, the forward thumb button on the mouse or Alt + Right)
Alt + numGo to page num (between 1 and 7 at the moment)
Ctrl + Shift + sShow/Hide sidebar
Ctrl + pShow account settings
Ctrl + kShow account list
Ctrl + Shift + pShow application settings