Twitter client for KDE Plasma 5

This client is designed for desktop environment KDE Plasma 5 as a widget that is clipped to the computer desktop. Application directly on the desktop shows the latest notifications and posts from Twitter, allows to post statuses, send or display private messages. plasmoid1

Get and install release

Get the latest release, tere is sample .deb package for simple instalation on Linux systems derived from Debian. Package was tested on Kubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Install dpkg -i DEB_PACKAGE.

Compile and install from source code



Compile and install

1) Install libtwitcurl library



For example on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev

2) Install liboauth library

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For example on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install liboauth-dev

3) Install the client

To instal the client you can use ./ script. Or use CMake tool on your own. Without any option, eventual data in plasmoid location will be deleted, client will be compiled with release flags and installed to use in Plasmawidoved tool. The script has following options.

-c - Cleans plasmoid data and build data.

-r - Installs plasmoid directly in plasma and restarts plasma to changes take effect.

-b - Builds app only. App is not installed.

-v - Compiles app with debug flags and runs it in plasmawindowed tool with valgrind tool.

-d - Compiles with debug flags.

-t - Prevents compiling Twitcurl lib. (Twitcurl lib is installed as a shared lib, after first run without this option.)

Getting started

There are two options:

1) You have installed the .deb package

2) You have compiled the client from source code


Client uses folowing libs(that are not my work!):

Tested with configuration

- Kubuntu 16.04 (64 bit)
- KDE Plasma Version: 5.5.5 
- Qt Version: 5.5.1
- Compiler: g++ 5.4.0
- Cmake version 3.5.1
- Libcurl version: 7.47.0
- Liboauth version: 1.0.3