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#format wiki
#language en
== Installing Gwibber ==
Gwibber is the social media client built into Ubuntu. 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. More details about Gwibber can be found at the following links:-
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=== From Universe for 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope ===

Gwibber is now available directly from Universe in Jaunty onwards.

Click [[apt:gwibber|here]] to install the ''gwibber'' package

=== 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
}}}

Now install the GPG key for Launchpad
{{{
sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 5AFADBD4AA1C92B0 |sudo apt-key add -
}}}
that command should be run as one line.

Update your repository database list
{{{
sudo apt-get update
}}}

Then install the package ''gwibber''.

{{{
sudo apt-get install gwibber
}}}

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

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{{{#!wiki
'''Caution'''

We recommend upgrading to Intrepid or Jaunty if you wish to use Gwibber. Installation on Hardy is currently unsupported.
}}}
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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 python-wnck python-desktopcouch
}}}
 1. Download gwibber webkitui
   {{{
$ cd ~
$ bzr branch lp:gwibber
}}}
 1. Goto /gwibber/ directory to run gwibber
   {{{
$ cd ~/gwibber/
$ ./bin/gwibber-service &
$ ./bin/gwibber
}}}
 1. or install
   {{{
sudo python setup.py install
}}}
 * http://gwibber.com/
 * https://launchpad.net/gwibber
 * http://live.gnome.org/Gwibber

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

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

Gwibber (last edited 2011-05-24 12:57:37 by redtux2000)