What GUI Twitter clients are there for Ubuntu?
Please include reasons why you like - or highlight features that make a client unique. Please also keep to one client per answer.
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I've been using hotot, and I am very satisfied, because:
There are a few quirks, this client is new, but improving rapidly.
Add the 'ppa:hotot-team' ppa(see this for how to add a ppa) then install hotot via the software center.
Is an Adobe AIR application that works with Twitter, Facebook, and Buzz. It also has experimental status.net support.
Although I have only used it as firefox addon. It runs as desktop application as well I think.
Choqok is a KDE app that works well. It uses a lot of KDE libraries, so be aware of that.
The client is developing. Yet what I like is its portable and can be tweaked to your need if you know python. Since It is developed in python with tkinter.
The Deskbar applet is another way to post to twitter. Deskbar is in the Ubuntu Repos.
gTwitter is a lightweight twitter app that uses GTK+. See the link for an Ubuntu PPA.
I use DestroyTwitter
It's Adobe AIR but has a super low memory footprint < 25MB.
For those fans of XMonad, like myself, you should really take a look at: http://ooxo.org/dtwitzen/
Which is a dzen twitter thingumbob-doodle-whatzit-of-awesomeness if you are into that sort of thing.
Pidgin Messenger - In the Software Center
I'm already using it for Google Talk and it supports multiple twitter accounts. It lists the messages in a simple one line format as opposed to fancy formatting which removes from screen real estate.
It sits on the Notification bar and as Tweets come through it pops up (configurable) which is handy as I follow very few "people" so the information is generally of interest. But as thats configurable if you follow 100s then it will just be one big list in your "chat session".
To tweet you just "reply" to the chat user which is the twitter account.