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in Lucid when i post new status to twitter it says 'via ubuntu' instead of 'via gwibber'. i wonder where gwibber store its settings for the API keys so that i can modify it to anything i like.

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I was wondering this too. I'm a Linux noob so I'm not privy to the ins and outs. I went into the Gwibber settings via gconf-editor and found an API value, a changed it to one that would show via Ubuntu with the Ubuntu logo but it didn't work. When I went back in to double check the API, it was gone. ill investigate later but I think the only way would be to tinker around in the source. –  user13956 Apr 9 '11 at 21:20
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The OAuth consumer key/secret appear to be coming from the /usr/share/gwibber/data/twitter file.

These values override the keys from microblog/util/const.py, which would presumably be the upstream consumer key.

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Doesn't work - I just tried to do that. It spits out a "Incorrect Signature Error" - lts.cr/Vkf –  jrg Mar 29 '11 at 14:50
    
You need to reauthorize your account after swapping the keys. (deleting the account and readding it does the trick) –  Jorge Castro Apr 9 '11 at 21:25
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I don't know where it's stored, but I guess downloading the source code and using grep to find out where these settings are will answer your question in no time :)

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Doesn't answer the question, or even provide an alternative. –  jrg Mar 28 '11 at 18:20
    
It does provide directions on how to find the answer. Note that if maddie wants to change those settings s/he will have to go through the source code. Therefore it makes perfect sense to point him/her to the code. –  lmontrieux Mar 28 '11 at 19:44
    
A perfect answer (If such a thing is possible) would say edit file A, B, C, B, run xzy, do the chicken dance and be done with it. ;) –  jrg Mar 28 '11 at 19:48
    
No. A perfect answer gives pointers on how s/he can find out by herself. We're not here to serve solutions on a golden plate, but to point people in the right direction. That's how people can learn. –  lmontrieux Mar 28 '11 at 19:50
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