How to Install Birdie Twitter Client in Ubuntu 13.10

October 22, 2013 — Leave a comment

Birdie is a beautiful Twitter client designed for elementary OS. It 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 is built by volunteers. All the source code is licensed under the GPLv3 and freely available for anyone to use, modify or share.

Birdie has been written using native technologies, like Vala and Gtk. It provides a seamless integration with elementary OS and feels like a first-class app.

birdie ubuntu 13.10

Install Birdie in Ubuntu

Birdie gets a launchpad PPA, but it is not available for Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander. You can download the Deb from the link below:

32 bits for Ubuntu

64-bits for Ubuntu

Once downloaded, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below to install the DEB as well as fix dependencies.

sudo dpkg -i birdie_0.3*.deb; sudo apt-get -f install

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