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Pick of the Bunch: Command line Twitter Clients
Twitter is an extremely popular social network. Twitter, at its most basic, is a series of short online statements or 'tweets'. Twitter forces the writer to be extremely succinct - with only 140 characters (including spaces) to make each announcement.

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  • Anti-Spam Tools
    There are a number of techniques that help fight the tide of spam. These include whitelisting, spam buckets, bayesian filtering, fuzzy logic techniques, and attachment scanning.
  • Console Based IRC Clients
    The graphical desktop environment has become so ingrained in almost everyone's computer activities. However, console-based IRC clients are a good fit; small, lean clients, that can be run on any hardware, and still make full use of the power of IRC.
  • Email Software
    To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 42 high quality Linux email applications, covering a broad spectrum of uses. There's a mix of desktop and server based applications included.
  • FTP Clients
    File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a popular and time-honored method of transferring files to and from a remote network site.
  • Instant Messaging Clients
    Instant messaging (IM) is a form of real-time communication between two or more individuals based on typed text. The text is conveyed via devices connected over a network such as the Internet.
  • IRC Clients
    Internet Relay Chat is mainly designed for group communication in discussion forums, called channels, but it also allows one-to-one communication via private message as well as chat and data transfers via Direct Client-to-Client.
  • More Twitter Clients
    The purpose of this article is therefore to identify those applications which were not included in our original article, but which are definitely worth investigating.
  • News Aggregators
    A news aggregator is software which collect news, weblog posts, and other information from the web so that they can be read in a single location for easy viewing. With the range of news sources available on the internet, news aggregators play an essential role in helping users to quickly locate breaking news.
  • Port Scanners
    A port scanner is a utility which probes a server or host to verify if the virtual ports of a system are open or closed. Ports allow different applications on the same computer to share network resources simultaneously.
  • Small Footprint Web Browsers
    The purpose of this article is to identify the finest open source web browsers that have a small footprint. A few of the web browsers featured here do not fully support web standards, and are unable to make use of JavaScript or Cascading Style Sheets. Some of the web browsers are text mode. But all of the web browsers have one thing in common; they offer a fast, lighter way to surf the web on computers with limited system resources.
  • Twitter Clients
    Twitter is a popular social networking utility which has gained enormous popularity as a micro-blogging tool, with millions using the service across the globe.
  • Usenet Tools
    To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 8 high quality Usenet tools. Usenet is a worldwide distributed Internet discussion system. It was founded in 1980 to enable users to read and post public messages to various newsgroups. As such, it predates forums, blogs, instant messaging and P2P networks.
  • Voice Over IP (VoIP) Software
    Voice over IP (VoIP) software enables telephone-like voice conversations across IP based networks. A VoIP phone service is often cheaper than a traditional Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) phone service and removes geographic restrictions to telephone numbers.
  • Web Browsers
    There are many different web browsers available for Linux, the most popular of which is Firefox. However, the market dominance of Firefox does not mean that this is necessarily the best web browser for every situation.

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