Tuesday, July 10, 2012

[HOW TO] Install Hotot (microblogging client) in Xubuntu

Hotot is a opensource microblogging client that supports Twitter and Identi.ca.

Hotot running on Xubuntu 12.04
Hotot running on Xubuntu 12.04

Hotot main features are (more information about them can be found here).

  • Extensions Support
  • Preview Images and Videos
  • Image Service Integration
  • Theme Support
  • Threaded Conversations
  • View Geo Informations
  • Kismet Firewall
  • Notification System
  • Multi-Columns View
  • Rea-time Update


Open a terminal window and run:

sudo apt-get install hotot -y


Hotot can be accessed via Applications Menu > Internet > Hotot or typing the command in a terminal window: hotot.

Hotot interface can be summoned using the Alt+C keyboard combination when it's running in the background.


Hotot - A microblogging client

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