Gwibber microblogging app now 2.0 [Linux]

Categories: Utilities
Gwibber, an open source microblogging app for Gnome has now reached version 2.0! Although at 2.0, the developers are not considering this a stable release yet and not making it available on the stable distribution channels. What I could notice first from the upgrade was the UI from: to Which means: it is now easier to jump between different accounts (Gwibber supports Identi.ca, Twitter, Facebook, Digg, StatusNet, Flickr and more).

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Using Twitter with Pidgin

Categories: Messaging Tips
The eco-system around Pidgin is fantastic, below is yet another cool plug-in tip for it. Pidgin-Twitter plug-in works with Linux and Windows for you to get back into posting to and receiving notes from Twitter (also works well with Identi.ca too!). Steps to get it working: download and install the plug-in the plug-in; go to Pidgin menu under Tools > Plug-ins you’ll find Pidgin-Twitter to activate and configure; place your username / password and define a couple of other options (such as show users’ avatars) Add a buddy to your GTalk account called [email protected]

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