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Microblogging and More with Gwibber

Tired of slogging through Facebook’s interface? Sick of seeing the Fail Whale? Cut through the cruft and simplify your social services with Gwibber — a microblogging client for Linux that supports Identi.ca, Facebook, Twitter, and more.

It’s easy to get sucked into using social media, but hard to keep up when you start using two, three, or more social media sites. Looking to untangle the Web? Try out Gwibber, a microblogging client that supports a bucketload of social media services.

You’ll find plenty of microblogging applications that support Twitter and Facebook, but Gwibber is the only tool that I’ve found that reliably supports Identi.ca as well and has most of the features that I look for. It’s also good for multiple accounts, saving searches, and much more. Let’s take a look at it and see what Gwibber can do.

Getting Started with Gwibber

Gwibber is developed on Launchpad. You’ll find stable and trunk Personal Package Archives (PPAs) for Ubuntu on Launchpad, and links to other install instructions on the main page. Ubuntu 10.04 ships with the most recent stable version of Gwibber, so…

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