Nov 242013

In the past I’ve published an article about “6 Microblogging clients for Linux” and one about Turpial, now I’ve just discovered thanks to that the developers are working on version 3 and that for what you can see this version it’s better than ever.

Article by Roberto Ferramosca first published in Italian on

The developers of the twitter client Turpial have recently announced that they have taken over the development of the new version 3 which will include a new graphical user interface and other interesting news
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Apr 012013

Like 1 year ago today I prefer to post a collection of the best April Fools that I’ve found around, some about Gnu/Linux and open source in general, but also on online service such as Twitter and youtube.

YouTube is shutting down.

YouTube Contest Submissions Closing Tomorrow at Midnight

To our incredible YouTube community,

When we started out in 2005, we focused on rapidly increasing user engagement. We wanted an inventive way to draw people in and catalyze their creativity. The result? A contest for the best video on our site.

Nearly eight years later, with 72 hours of video being uploaded every minute, we finally have enough content to close the competition. We’ve started the process to select a winner and as of tomorrow at midnight, we will be closing the site to submissions.

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Aug 032012

In the past I’ve made a roundup of microblogging client for Linux, but this one is so new that i did not talked about it.

Turses is a fork of a similar project Tyrs, the goal of both projects is to provide a twitter client on the terminal with the help of ncurses library, so why fork ? The fork has been initiated by Alejandro Gómez a few months ago after writing some patches for Tyrs, to be correct he did a lot of changes in Tyrs, my opinion is that Alejandro did so many changes that he wants to start his own project.
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Top Social Media Applications for Linux

When you look online for reviews of social media applications, Windows and Apple platform applications always dominate the list. Linux geeks, however, have a long history of using social media tools to discuss geeky and techie topics online. Until fairly recently, however, most large scale development around social media tools on Linux was virtually non-existent. [...]

Turpial, microblogging client from South America

In my post “6 microblogging client for Linux” I’ve received a comment about the software: Turpial. Turpial is a client for Twitter and (only after the 1.4.X release) based on PyGTK, I’ve tested on my ubuntu 11.04 the version available in the development PPA for Ubuntu and so I’ve made the tests on Twitter [...]