Install Choqok 1.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10/11.04/10.10/Linux Mint 13/12/11/10

Choqok is a Free/OpenSource, fast, efficient and simple to use micro-blogging client. Choqok team released new version 1.3 with new fixes and features with complete redsigned interface, also with a toolbar, improve in search of post, improve timeline, upload images directly to twitter.


Current features of Choqok:
  1. Supporting micro-blogging service.
  2. Supporting micro-blogging service. (Using its Twitter compatible API)
  3. Supporting self hosted StatusNet websites. (Using their Twitter compatible API)
  4. Supporting Open Collaboration Services API (Used by
  5. Supporting Friends, @Reply, Favorite and Public time-lines.
  6. Support for send and receive direct messages.
  7. Official Repeat/ReTweet functions.
  8. Supporting Multiple Accounts simultaneously.
  9. Supporting search APIs for Twitter and StatusNet services.
  10. Support for Twitter lists.
  11. KWallet integration.
  12. Ability to make a quick tweet/dent with global shortcuts. (Ctrl+Meta+T)
  13. Ability to notify user about new statuses arriving.
  14. Flickr, ImageShack, Twitpic, Twitgoo, Mobypicture and Posterous photo uploading
  15. Support for shortening urls with more than 30 characters.+shorten on paste, With more than 10 shortening services
  16. Post text translation using Google Translate service.
  17. Posts (Statuses) list appearance configuration.
  18. Filtering supported to hide unwanted posts.
  19. Setting your last post as your current status message in IM clients (Kopete, Pidgin, Psi, Skype)
  20. Preview Images from Twitpic, YFrog,, plixi, Twitgoo, TweetPhoto and etc. services.
  21. Preview Videos from YouTube and Vimeo services.
  22. Send Now Listening text. (Many of favorite players such as Amarok, Exaile, Banshee, Rhythmbox and VLC supported)
  23. UnTiny short Urls.
  24. Proxy support.

Known Problem
A bug in Qt 4.8 caused Choqok splash screen sometimes look blank. I hope they fix it and release a bug fix soon.

To install Choqok on Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
Release Page of Choqok 1.3.
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