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Four Twitter clients for Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on August 28, 2008 06:47 PM
The author forgot to mention 2 major issues with the 2 native clients (gTwitter and Twitux):

gTwitter - Not actively developed anymore and it has a decently major bug with your timeline not showing how old tweets are accurately.

Twitux - GIGANTIC memory leaks. I can't say how long i've had Twitux open (less than a week probably), but it's currently using 221MB RAM...That's a helluva lot for just a twitter client.

I agree with the people who have posted about Gwibber...It supports multiple social networking sites, it looks really good and it offers correct libnotify notifications (it actually displays tweets instead of only displaying that there were new tweets)...The UI feels a bit confusing for me, so i'm still on Twitux, but i'm keeping track of it VERY closely.


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