Corebird 1.7 is out – How to install Corebird Twitter Client on Ubuntu 17.10 and Derivatives. Corebird is a Twitter Client for Ubuntu Linux Systems. Using Corebird users can manage their Twitter account from Ubuntu Desktop.
Corebird 1.7 Changelog:
- Hashtags and Mentions in profile desriptions are now clickable
- The mention-completion when composing a new tweet now fetches unknown users from the twitter server
- Videos larger than the screen size are now getting scaled down while playing
- Profiles now indicate when an account is suspended
- Profiles handle protected accounts better when trying to access followers/following users, etc.
- The compose window now allows tweets with just media attached but not text
- Improve the hashtag/mention/link detection when composing a new tweet
- The compose dialog now shows an emoji chooser. This is only available starting GTK+ 3.22.19 and the emojis will only be rendered with color if you have the needed cairo version installed, as well as an emoji font.
- Fixed a bug that led to wrong Direct Message info being inserted into the database
- Fixed a bug that resulted in broken files when downloading instagram images
Install Corebird 1.7 on Ubuntu
Run the following commands in terminal to install Corebird 1.7 on Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04 and other Ubuntu Derivatives:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/corebird
sudo apt update
sudo apt install corebird
Once installed, open Corebird from Ubuntu Dash and authorize it for using it on Ubuntu Desktop.