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Corebird Twitter Client

The Corebird twitter client has reached the 1.5.1 release earlier today. Only stability improvements and no other change in its release page.

Corebird 1.5.1 comes with less than 20 commits. They are mainly:

  • translation updates.
  • Fix Ubuntu 16.04 compile issue.
  • Compatible with more themes.
  • Fix double version number
  • And some other small improvements.

Corebird Twitter Client

How to Install Corebird 1.5.1 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint:

Corebird now is available as Snap, Flatpak, and also traditional Deb packages via PPA.

Install Corebird via Snap:

For Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, and higher, open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T and install corebird (1.5 at the moment of writing) via command:

sudo apt-get install snapd && sudo snap install corebird

The snap package of Corebird will be upgraded automatically once the maintainer published the new released.

Install Corebird via PPA:

For Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04, Linux Mint 18.x, you can also install Corebird 1.5.1 via the unofficial PPA (maintained by ubuntuhandbook.org).

1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching “terminal” from app menu. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/corebird

2. Then upgrade the client via Software Updater:

upgrade corebird

or simply run commands one by on to check updates and install Corebird:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install corebird

Uninstall Corebird:

To remove the Corebird Snap package, run command:

sudo snap remove corebird

To remove Corebird installed from PPA, run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove corebird

And the PPA can be removed by Software & Updates utility under Other Software tab.

Corebird Twitter Client

Corebird, native Linux twitter desktop app, has reached the 1.5 release a day ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04, Linux Mint 18.

Corebird 1.5 brings tons of bug-fixes and various improvements:

  • Add “save as” option in right-click menu to download attached media.
  • Profiles use the profile background color set in the Twitter settings if no banner is set
  • The tweet compose window now features a “favorite image” view that allows users to save often sent images and quickly add them to tweets
  • The media dialog now shows Previous/Next buttons to quickly switch between multiple media attachments.
  • The Vine support has been removed since the project is discontinued
  • Allow text selection in Direct Messages
  • New –account parameter allows opening the window for the given account only
  • Support tweets with up to 50 replied-to users.
  • Add back verified icons next to user avatars
  • Redesigned account creation UI

Corebird Twitter Client

How to Install Corebird 1.5 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint:

Besides building from the source, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04 and derivatives can install Corebird 1.5 from the unofficial PPA.

Update: rebuilt for Ubuntu 16.04, so corebird 1.5 works without Gnome Staging PPA

1. Open terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T or searching for “Terminal” from start menu. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/corebird

Type in your password (no visual feedback due to security reason) when prompts and hit Enter.

2. If you have a previous release installed on your system, launch Software Updater and upgrade Corebird after checking for updates:

upgrade corebird

Or run the commands in terminal to check updates and install corebird:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install corebird

Uninstall:

To remove the PPA, go to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.

To remove Corebird twitter app, either use your system package management software or run command:

sudo apt remove corebird && sudo apt autoremove

If you installed Corebird 1.5 in Ubuntu 16.04, remove Gnome3 Staging PPA if everything works, or remove Corebird and downgrade GTK+3 libraries via command:

sudo apt remove corebird && sudo apt install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging

Corebird Twitter Client

Corebird, native GTK+ twitter client, got an update 15 hours ago with compilation and crash fixes. PPA has been updated for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and derivatives.

Corebird 1.4.2 is a small bug-fix release to the 1.4 series, here’s the changelog:

  • Fix a crash when going back from a tweet with media to another tweet with media
  • Fix compilation with –disable-video
  • Decrease log level of UserStream output to debug when no internet connection is present
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How to Install Corebird 1.4.2 in Ubuntu:

I’ve made the new release into PPA (unofficial) available for Ubuntu 16.04, and Ubuntu 16.10.

1. Run the following command in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/corebird

corebird-ppa

2. Then upgrade it via Software Updater if you have a previous release installed.

upgrade corebird

Or run the commands to install / upgrade the app:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install corebird

For those who don’t want to add PPA, grab the DEB package from the PPA page.

In addition, for those using the GetDeb repository Corebird is also available here.

Corebird Twitter Client

Corebird, an open-source and native GTK+ twitter client, has reached the 1.4 release a few hours ago with some enhancements and bug-fixes.

The changes in Corebird 1.4 according to the release page:

  • Images in quoted tweets now look more like they actually belong to the quoted tweet instead of the quoting tweet.
  • Allow deleting tweets from the tweet info page and not just from timelines.
  • Fix the user completion not showing all possible results
  • Focus the already opened window for an account if the account gets selected in the accounts popover
  • Avoid window resizing when typing in the Direct Message text box
  • Add ‘q’ accelerator to tweet rows for quoting
  • Add spellchecking. This add a dependency to gspell
  • Increase gtk+ dependency to 3.18 to get rid of some workarounds.
  • Increase avatar size in profiles and slightly overlap them over the banner. Also, always show the full banner.
  • Fix completion popup positioning under Wayland
  • Add experimental meson build files
  • Fix some videos not playing correctly
  • Add a minimal video progress indicator to the video dialog
  • Fix the retweet/favorite count updating in the tweet info page

Corebird 1.2

How to Install Corebird 1.4 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint:

The new release has been made into unofficial PPA, available for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Linux Min 18 and derivatives. Spellcheck feature disabled due to build error.

Tip: The GetDeb repository also maintains the Corebird packages, see here.

1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/corebird

Type in your password (no visual feedback) when it asks and hit Enter.

corebird-ppa

2. Then update and install Corebird 1.4 via commands:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install corebird

If you have a previous release installed, you can also launch Software Updater to upgrade the software after checking for updates:

upgrade corebird

Or grab the .deb package directly from PPA archive page.

How to Uninstall:

To remove Corebird, simply run the command below in terminal:

sudo apt remove corebird && sudo apt autoremove

The PPA can be removed by going to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.

Corebird Twitter Client

The GTK 3 twitter application Corebird 1.3.3 has been released. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.10, and/or Ubuntu 16.04.

Corebird 1.3.3 changelog:

  • Support longer tweets in a few more places
  • Properly escape ampersand characters in user mentions to fix GtkLabel warnings about wrong escape characters in tooltips
  • Fix tweet length calculations for whitespace-only tweets
  • Check for duplicated entries in media arrays. This is apparently a problem on Twitter’s side but led to crashes in Corebird
  • Use the correct nsfw status of a tweet, i.e. the one that can actually show images.
  • Fix a crash when sending a tweet with multiple images attached
  • Fix tweet length calculation of quote tweets. This previously led to tweets getting rejected by the server even though Corebird claimed they were fine.
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Corebird with Numix GTK theme

How to install/upgrade Corebird 1.3.3:

For Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, and Linux Mint 18, follow the steps below to install or upgrade this native Linux twitter client via PPA:

1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/corebird

corebird-ppa

2. Then upgrade Corebird from a previous release via Software Updater:

upgrade corebird 1.3.1

Or install it for the first time using the command:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install corebird