Install Choqok 1.4 Micro-Blogging Client


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Choqok is a Free and Open Source micro-blogging client for K Desktop Environment. It currently supports Twitter, and services.



- Supporting micro-blogging service.

- Supporting micro-blogging service. (Using its Twitter compatible API)

- Supporting self hosted StatusNet websites. (Using their Twitter compatible API)

- Supporting Open Collaboration Services API (Used by

- Supporting Friends, @Reply, Favorite and Public time-lines.

- Support for send and receive direct messages.

- Official Repeat/ReTweet functions.

- Supporting Multiple Accounts simultaneously.

- Supporting search APIs for Twitter and StatusNet services.

- Support for Twitter lists.

- KWallet integration.

- Ability to make a quick tweet/dent with global shortcuts. (Ctrl+Meta+T)

- Ability to notify user about new statuses arriving.

- Flickr, ImageShack, Twitpic, Twitgoo, Mobypicture and Posterous photo uploading

- Support for shortening urls with more than 30 characters.+shorten on paste, With more than 10 shortening services

- Post text translation using Google Translate service.

- Posts (Statuses) list appearance configuration.

- Filtering supported to hide unwanted posts.

- Setting your last post as your current status message in IM clients (Kopete, Pidgin, Psi, Skype)

- Preview Images from Twitpic, YFrog,, plixi, Twitgoo, TweetPhoto and etc. services.

- Preview Videos from YouTube and Vimeo services.

- Send Now Listening text. (Many of favorite players such as Amarok, Exaile, Banshee, Rhythmbox and VLC supported)

- UnTiny short Urls.

- Proxy support.

Installing Choqok 1.4 in Ubuntu via PPA

Run the following commands from the terminal:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:adilson/experimental
$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install choqok

You can also compile from source, Download Source code: choqok-1.4.tar.bz2 and for other distros visit download page