In this article, we are going to learn How to install Mikutter Ubuntu twitter client in Ubuntu. 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 the latest stats approx. 300+ Million visitors visit 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’s 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 a cross-platform application available for Linux & Microsoft Windows operating systems.
- Mikutter is also available for the Android platform.
- You can customize this application by downloading the source file as it’s a completely open-source app.
- Can log in to multiple accounts at a time.
- Search all tweets and hashtags by using the Search function of the 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:
Before starting the installation of the Mikutter Twitter client let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu using the below command.
itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories
After the update of 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 the default repository of Ubuntu. To install the same use the below command.
itsmarttricks@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 reference to the below command.
itsmarttricks@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
Now to open the application just type the command mikutter on the shell prompt. Refer to the command below.
itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ mikutter # Open the Mikutter Package
After opening the Mikutter Twitter client for the first time you will get one 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 successful authentication, you are ready to use the Mikutter Ubuntu Twitter client application. You can also open the Mikutter app graphically using the Search your computer box.
How To Uninstall Mikutter Ubuntu twitter client in Ubuntu?
For any reason, if you don’t like the Mikutter Ubuntu Twitter client and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following commands.
itsmarttricks@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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