Cawbird is a modern and lightweight Twitter client for the GNOME 3 desktop. It
features inline image and video preview, creation of lists and favorites,
filtering of tweets and full text search. Cawbird is able to manage multiple
Cawbird is a fork of Corebird, which became unsupported after Twitter disabled
the streaming API. Cawbird works with the new APIs and includes a few fixes
and modifications that have historically been patched in to IBBoard's custom
Corebird build on his personal Open Build Service account.
Due to changes in the Twitter API, Cawbird has the following limitations:
Cawbird will update every two minutes
Cawbird does not get notified of the following, which will be refreshed on
Some list changes
All limitations are limitations imposed by Twitter and are not the fault of the
Enable snaps on Linux Mint and install Cawbird Twitter Client
Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.
Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.
Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), Linux Mint 19 (Tara), Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa) and the latest release, Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu.
On Linux Mint 20, /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref needs to be removed before Snap can be installed. This can be accomplished from the command line: