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== Installing Gwibber ==
Gwibber is the social media client built into Ubuntu Desktop. It is capable of viewing and posting status updates on popular microblogging and social sites such as Twitter, Facebook and status.net.
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This is a guide to install the Gwibber micro-blogging client on Ubuntu. == Project sites ==
More details about Gwibber can be found at the following links:
 * http://gwibber.com/
 * https://launchpad.net/gwibber
 * http://live.gnome.org/Gwibber
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=== From Universe for 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope ===

Gwibber is now available directly from Universe in Jaunty onwards.

http://packages.ubuntu.com/jaunty/gwibber

=== From PPA for 8.10 Intrepid Ibex ===

Create a file called {{{/etc/apt/sources.list.d/gwibber.list}}}. It should contain the gwibber PPA:

{{{
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/gwibber-team/ubuntu intrepid main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/gwibber-team/ubuntu intrepid main
}}}

Then install the package gwibber. You don't need the webkit PPA or anything like that.

=== From PPA for 8.04 Hardy Heron ===

Create a file called {{{/etc/apt/sources.list.d/gwibber.list}}}. It should contain the gwibber PPA:

{{{
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/gwibber-team/ubuntu hardy main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/gwibber-team/ubuntu hardy main
}}}
and then the Webkit PPA:
{{{
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/webkit-team/ubuntu hardy main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/webkit-team/ubuntu hardy main
}}}

Then install packages for libwebkit-1.0-1 python-webkitgtk python-egenix-mxdatetime and gwibber.

=== From Sources ===
 1. Install bazaar and subversion to download app and some needed libraries.
   {{{
sudo apt-get install bzr subversion
}}}
 1. ''(Hardy 8.04 only)'' Add the following PPA for Webkit to apt sources.list (/etc/apt/sources.list) or via '''System -> Administration -> Software Sources'''.
   {{{
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/stemp/ubuntu hardy main
}}}
 1. Update
   {{{
$ sudo apt-get update
}}}
 1. Install webkit and development libraries
   {{{
$ sudo apt-get install libwebkit-1.0-1 libwebkit-dev
}}}
 1. Download pywebkitgtk
   {{{
$ svn checkout http://pywebkitgtk.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ pywebkitgtk-read-only
}}}
 1. Install needed libraries and programs to compile pywebkitgtk.
   {{{
$ sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf automake libtool libgtk2.0-dev python-dev python-gtk2 python-gtk2-dev libsexy2 libsexy-dev python-sexy libxslt1-dev
}}}
 1. Goto pywebkitgtk-read-only directory - Configure, compile and install pywebkitgtk.
   {{{
$ . cd pywebkitgtk-read-only
$ ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr/local
$ make
$ sudo make install
}}}
 1. Install need libraries and programs for gwibber
   {{{
$ sudo apt-get install python-cairo-dev python-simplejson python-egenix-mxdatetime python-feedparser
}}}
 1. Download gwibber webkitui
   {{{
$ cd ~
$ bzr branch lp:gwibber
}}}
 1. Goto /gwibber/bin directory to run gwibber
   {{{
$ cd ~/gwibber/bin
$ ./gwibber
}}}
 1. or install
   {{{
sudo python setup.py install
}}}
== See also ==
 * [[Gwibber/FAQ|Gwibber FAQ]]
 * [[MainInclusionReportGwibber|Ubuntu Inclusion Report for Gwibber]]
 * [[Gwibber/3.2/Roadmap|Gwibber 3.2 Roadmap]]
 * [[Gwibber/DesktopCouch|Gwibber DesktopCouch]]
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CategoryDocumentation

Gwibber is the social media client built into Ubuntu Desktop. It is capable of viewing and posting status updates on popular microblogging and social sites such as Twitter, Facebook and status.net.

Project sites

More details about Gwibber can be found at the following links:

See also


CategoryDocumentation

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