Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Corebird 1.3.3 Released How To Install or Update in Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Install latest Corebird in Linux desktop via PPA - Corebird is a modern, easy and fun native Linux twitter client. It has inline image and video previews, and supports multiple accounts. So far, Corebird is nice and one of the best twitter apps available for Linux desktop.

Corebird finally reached v1.3.3 with bug fixes. Today I will show you the step-by-step tutorial how to install or update Corebird in Linux e.g Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Linux Mint 18.

Changelog and Bug Fixes v1.3.3

  • Support longer tweets in a few more places
  • Properly escape ampersand characters in user mentions to fix GtkLabel warnings about wrong escape characters in tooltips
  • Fix tweet length calculations for whitespace-only tweets
  • Check for duplicated entries in media arrays. This is apparently a problem on Twitter’s side but led to crashes in Corebird
  • Use the correct nsfw status of a tweet, i.e. the one that can actually show images.
  • Fix a crash when sending a tweet with multiple images attached
  • Fix tweet length calculation of quote tweets. This previously led to tweets getting rejected by the server even though Corebird claimed they were fine.

Also on Linuxslaves :

Corebird 1.4 Released

Baedert released this 2 days ago. Below are the changes :
  • Images in quoted tweets now look more like they actually belong to the quoted tweet instead of the quoting tweet.
  • Allow deleting tweets from the tweet info page and not just from timelines.
  • Fix the user completion not showing all possible results
  • Focus the already opened window for an account if the account gets selected in the accounts popover
  • Avoid window resizing when typing in the Direct Message text box
  • Add 'q' accelerator to tweet rows for quoting
  • Add spellchecking. This add a dependency to gspell
  • Increase gtk+ dependency to 3.18 to get rid of some workarounds.
  • Increase avatar size in profiles and slightly overlap them over the banner. Also, always show the full banner.
  • Fix completion popup positioning under Wayland
  • Add experimental meson build files
  • Fix some videos not playing correctly
  • Add a minimal video progress indicator to the video dialog
  • Fix the retweet/favorite count updating in the tweet info page

Corebird v1.3.3 in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Best Twitter App Client For Linux Desktop

Installing and Updating Corebird

To install / update Corebird, we will use a PPA. Here are the steps to do :

Step 1 - Open Linux terminal window or press Ctrl+Alt+T

Step 2 - Add this PPA into the system :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/corebird

Enter your password when it prompted, then press Enter to confirm

Step 3 - Once added, run the following command to update the local repository index :

sudo apt-get update

Step 4 - Final touch, run the command below :

sudo apt-get install corebird

How to Install and Update Corebird to Latest Version in Ubuntu Linux Mint

You can now open the Corebird from Ubuntu unity's dash and check the version by simply head to Corebird menu -> About.

These were all the step-by-step Linux tutorial, how to install and update Corebird in your Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Linux Mint 18. Thanks for visiting us! Via ubuntuhanbook.

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