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Create a file called {{{/etc/apt/sources.list.d/gwibber.list}}}. It should contain the gwibber PPA: Create a file called {{{/etc/apt/sources.list.d/gwibber.list}}}. It should contain the Gwibber PPA:
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gpg --keyserver --recv-keys 5AFADBD4AA1C92B0 &&
--export -a 5AFADBD4AA1C92B0 | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver    5AFADBD4AA1C92B0 |sudo apt-key add -

Installing Gwibber

This is a guide to install the Gwibber micro-blogging client on Ubuntu.

From Universe for 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

Gwibber is now available directly from Universe in Jaunty onwards.

Click 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 intrepid main
deb-src intrepid main

Now install the GPG key for Launchpad

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver         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. You don't need the webkit PPA or anything like that.

sudo apt-get install gwibber

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 hardy main
deb-src hardy main

and then the Webkit PPA:

deb hardy main
deb-src 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
  2. (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 hardy main
  3. Update
    • $ sudo apt-get update
  4. Install webkit and development libraries
    • $ sudo apt-get install libwebkit-1.0-1 libwebkit-dev
  5. Download pywebkitgtk
    • $ svn checkout pywebkitgtk-read-only
  6. 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 
  7. Goto pywebkitgtk-read-only directory - Configure, compile and install pywebkitgtk.
    • $ . cd pywebkitgtk-read-only
      $ ./ --prefix=/usr/local
      $ make
      $ sudo make install
  8. Install need libraries and programs for gwibber
    • $ sudo apt-get install python-cairo-dev python-simplejson python-egenix-mxdatetime python-feedparser
  9. Download gwibber webkitui
    • $ cd ~
      $ bzr branch lp:gwibber
  10. Goto /gwibber/bin directory to run gwibber
    • $ cd ~/gwibber/bin
      $ ./gwibber
  11. or install
    • sudo python install

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