Corebird – The Best Twitter Desktop Client for Ubuntu, Linux Mint

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Corebird – A Native GTK+ Twitter Client for Linux Desktop.

Corebird is the best twitter client available in Ubuntu and other derivatives. It is lightweight with a native GTK+ interface and provides direct messages, tweet notifications, conversation views. It also comes with local viewing of videos, multiple inline images, lists, filters. It also supports multiple accounts configurations.


Corebird Running in Ubuntu
Corebird Running in Ubuntu

How to Install Corebird

Corebird is available in universe repositories in Ubuntu. Launch Ubuntu Software in 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus and search for Corebird and click install.

From terminal

To install Corebird, run below commands from terminal.

sudo apt-get install corebird

Once installed, you can launch it from application menu/ search it in Dash. After installation, you have to setup your twitter account. Corebird will ask for a one time PIN. Click the request PIN which will open twitter in your default browser, all you have to do it authenticate Corebird to twitter. Twitter will give you a PIN which you can use in Corebird to proceed.

Corebird is undoubtedly the finest twitter client application available in Linux. Drop a comment below if you are facing trouble installing/using Corebird. You can follow Corebird development, report bugs via Corebird official website.


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