MIKUTTER – A BEST UBUNTU TWITTER CLIENT FOR LINUX
In this article we are going to learn How to install Mikutter Ubuntu twitter client in Ubuntu 16.04. As we all know that twitter is a popular social media platform and a nice medium to communicate with peoples. No doubt twitter is a huge website with large fan followers. as per latest stats approx. 300+ Million visitors visits twitter per day. We can use twitter in so many ways i.e through Web, Mobiles apps and Twitter desktop clients. Here we are going to install Mikutter twitter client application in Ubuntu. Mikutter is a powerful application and most of the peoples using twitter through this application.
Features of Mikutter Ubuntu twitter client :
- It’s an cross platform application available for Linux & Microsoft windows operating system.
- Mikutter is also available for Android platform.
- You can customize this application by downloading the Source file as it’s completely open source app.
- Can login multiple accounts at a time.
- Search all tweets and hash tags by using Search function of Mikutter Ubuntu twitter client.
For more information and features of Mikutter you can visit the official website.
Follow the below steps to install Mikutter Ubuntu twitter client in Ubuntu 16.04
Before start the installation of Mikutter twitter client let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories
After update the packages & repositories now we are ready to install the Mikutter application. To do so we don’t have to install any 3rd party PPA repository as it’s a part of default repository of Ubuntu 16.04. So install the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install mikutter # Install Mikutter Package Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: libqt4-test . . Need to get 9,572 kB/9,739 kB of archives. After this operation, 46.1 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation
As you can see above we have successfully installed the Mikutter Ubuntu twitter client package. To confirm the same refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l mikutter # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii mikutter 3.3.6+dfsg-1 all plugin-extensible Twitter client
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Now to open the application just type the command mikutter on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ mikutter # Open the Mikutter Package
After open the Mikutter twitter client for first time you will get below screen in front of you. Just click on next to continue.
Now just click on the given link to authenticate with your twitter account. After a successful authentication you are ready to use the mikutter Ubuntu twitter client application.
You can also open the Mikutter app graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
Now to uninstall the Mikutter Ubuntu twitter client application use below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r mikutter # Uninstall the Twitter client application (Reading database ... 180825 files and directories currently installed.) Removing mikutter (3.3.6+dfsg-1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
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