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Choqok is a free and open source microblogging client by the KDE community


  • Supporting Twitter.com micro-blogging service;
  • Supporting self hosted Pump.IO micro-blogging service;
  • Supporting self hosted GNU Social websites. (by using their Twitter compatible API);
  • Supporting self hosted Friendica websites. (by using their GNU Social compatible API);
  • Supporting Open Collaboration Services API;
  • Support for working with multiple microblogging accounts;
  • Support for retweets, replies, favorites and Public time-lines for Twitter;
  • Support for send and receive direct messages;
  • Supporting search APIs for Twitter and StatusNet services;
  • Support for Twitter lists; 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;
  • It is possible to filter by author and text, as well as create your own filters;
  • There is a setting for the update interval for message feeds;
  • It is possible to check spelling when entering a message;
  • It is possible to customize the appearance of messages;
  • Support for plugins;
  • Preview Images from Twitter, Twitpic, YFrog, img.ly, 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);
  • Proxy support;
  • Integration with the system tray: showing the number of unread messages, write a message, update feeds;
  • It is possible to customize notifications;
  • Support for custom keyboard shortcuts.

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The software Сhoqok is available for installation on Linux.

Installation methodOS
PPAUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
DebUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
RPMopenSUSE, Rosa Linux, Mageia, ALT Linux, Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and others

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

Install Software via PPA repository

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

Install Software via Deb package

Install Software via RPM package

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:1.6.0
Developer:Choqok Developers
Programming language:C++
License:GPL v3
Software website:choqok.kde.org

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