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I used Gwibber in the past to follow two Twitter accounts I have. To distinguish between the two, it was possible to assign a different colour to each account.

Now I'm trying to use Gwibber again but the colour assign feature seems gone. Instead tweets are marked with a tiny twitter icon on the right ONLY when you hover to the right of a post. enter image description here

Unfortunately the icon is the same for both accounts.

So my real question is: How do I distinguish posts in one twitter feed from the other? If Gwibber cannot do that any longer, is there a different Twitter client that can do the trick?

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An option would be to use Polly. It has great support for multiple twitter accounts.

Here is an article about the app: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/10/twitter-app-polly-adds-ubuntu-12-10-support enter image description here

Although the article has download links / instructions you may want to get it from the official launchpad page: https://launchpad.net/polly

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In the end I settled for Hotot client.

It manages accounts separately, that is, one by one, but it is functional and user-friendly.

It is found in the repos but I had problems with that version. Then I installed it from the PPA and everything was fine.

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Unfortunately hotot was discontinued in February this year. –  naught101 Apr 18 at 6:04

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