Tootle – Lightning Fast GTK+3 Mastodon Client for Linux

Last updated: April 24, 2024

Looking for a mastodon client for Linux? Tootle is a simple free and open-source GTK-based Mastodon client with dark mode support.

NOTE: The Tootle project has discontinued! There will be no security updates and bug-fixes!

Tootle is a client for the world’s largest free, open-source, decentralized microblogging network with real-time notifications and multiple accounts support.

Mastodon is lovely crafted with power and speed in mind, resulting in a free, independent and popular alternative to the centralized social networks.

Anyone can run a server of Mastodon. Each server hosts individual user accounts, the content they produce, and the content they are subscribed. Every user can follow each other and share their posts regardless of their server.

Tootle is available in Ubuntu universe repositories since Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. You can simply open terminal and run command to install it:

sudo apt install tootle

You can also search for and install the client in Ubuntu Software. You’ll see two Tootle packages as it also available via containerized SNAP package.

Go check the package details via “source” section before installing the package.


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One response to Tootle – Lightning Fast GTK+3 Mastodon Client for Linux

  1. Had massive crash bugs, went to report them, found the reporting page locked, uninstalled.
    Oh, under fairly vanilla Ubuntu 22.04.