Facebook Client with Emoji Support For Ubuntu Linux Mint

December 26, 2013 — Leave a comment

Facebook client with Emoji support

There’s now a new Linux app which brings Facebook client on your Desktop with emoji support. It’s called Kawaii Emoji Messenger.

Kawaii Emoji Messenger is a multiplatform Facebook client based on the idea of bringing emoji on desktop.
Through Kawaii Emoji Messenger you can use a full set of emoji in you Facebook conversations and comments in the easiest way.

facebook client with emoji support

Facebook does not allow emoji on its web version for browsers. So this app shows you a mobile version of Facebook.

Install Kawaii Emoji Messenger

NOTE: Kawaii Emoji Messenger is currently in its beta stage so you may find it a little unstable and incomplete.

I’ve made this tool into PPA to make it easy to install. The PPA supports Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Linux Mint and other derivatives.

To install it, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal and run commands below one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install kawaiiemojimessenger

Once installed, open it from Unity Dash or Menu.

If you’d like to build it from source code, run commands below one by one within the source folder:

mkdir build
cd build
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr ..
make
sudo make install

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I'm a freelance blogger who started using Ubuntu 5+ years ago and wishes to share my experiences and some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers. Please notify me if you find any typo/grammar/language mistakes. English is not my mother tongue. Contact me on Google Plus or email to ubuntuhandbook1@gmail.com

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