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title: Twitter clients for Linux
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author: Danesh Manoharan
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date: 2008-05-26T12:29:33+00:00
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![](http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2012/2524352558_c05c17cce5_o.jpg)
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Know someone who's never heard of [twitter][1]? I don't.
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There are loads of twitter desktop clients out there for Windows. I'm a Linux person so twittering from my command line is just one of the many was I twitter.
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Linux and OpenSource Blog has published a list for desktop clients for Linux. Might come in handy for you.

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  * **[ktwitter][2]** - A simple Twitter script for KDE.
  * **twitter.el** - Twitter from Emacs!
  * **[twit.el][3]** - Another Emacs client.
  * **[Vim Twitter][4]** - Twitter from Vim!
  * **[gTwitter][5]** - a Twitter client for Linux.
  * **[GtkTwitter][6]** - a Twitter client for Linux and Windows which using GTK.
  * **Twitbar** - a Twitter client for Gnome users to post from the Deskbar
  * **Twit and Wayd** - Two addons for Gnome Deskbar that allow posting updates to Twitter
  * **BLT** - twitter meets the Bourne shell, with a hint of biff.
  * **[Twitux][7]** - a Twitter client for the Gnome desktop. Features includes: gui-notifications, url tinyzer, and more..
  * **ZenTwitter** - bash script which uses zenity and curl (could be launched from custom desktop/menu/panel icons)
  * **[mitter][8]** - A very simple Python and pygtk client.
  * ****prism-twitter**** - prism based
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 [1]: http://twitter.com/
 [2]: http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php/show.php?content=65012
 [3]: http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/emacs/twit.el
 [4]: http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=1853
 [5]: http://code.google.com/p/gtwitter/
 [6]: http://mattn.kaoriya.net/software/twitter/
 [7]: http://twitux.sourceforge.net/
 [8]: http://code.google.com/p/mitter/