Birdie is fast, easy to use and works great. It provides all the basic Twitter features and allows you to enjoy Twitter right on your desktop. Birdie makes use of native technologies like Gtk and GLib to provide a clean and simple interface, while integrating seamlessly with the user's desktop environment. Read more hot
Hotot is a lightweight client for the Twitter microblogging service. It is designed especially for Linux and is coded using the Python language. Read more hot
TweetDeck is a personal browser for staying in touch with what is happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook and more. TweetDeck shows you everything you want to see at once, so you can stay organised and up to date. Read more hot
bti is a command line micro-blogging tool. bti sends a tweet to twitter.com, identi.ca, or any other StatusNet instance. The primary focus of this small application is to allow users to log everything that is typed into a bash shell, in a crazy, "this is what I'm doing right now!" type of way, letting the world follow along with the user constant moving between directories and refreshing their email queue to see if there is anything interesting going on. Read more
Corebird is an open source native Gtk+ Twitter client for the Linux desktop. Its interface is reminiscent of Twitter's official application for Mac OS X.
Destroy Twitter is a Twitter client without the baggage of other social network clients. It is built on the Abode AIR platform. Read more
GFeedLine is a social networking client. It supports Twitter.
GNOME Feed Line
GNOME Feed Line is a social networking client for the GNOME desktop. It supports Twitter.
Mixero is an Adobe AIR desktop Twitter and Facebook client application. It replaces the conventional Twitter web interface and allows users to send and receive tweets and view profiles. Read more
Pino is a free, easy and fast X11 client for Twitter and Identi.ca. Read more
PirateWall is a simple Twitter client.
Polly is a Twitter client designed for multiple columns of multiple accounts. Read more
Pwytter is a standalone Twitter GUI client. It is intended to be multi-platform.
Qataki is a command line Identi.ca/StatusNet/Twitter client. It's a shell script that, besides usual UNIX utilities (like sed/awk/grep), depends on curl and xmlstarlet.
Qwit is a cross-platform Qt4-based client for Twitter. Read more
Rainbow Stream is a terminal-based Twitter client. Realtime tweetstream, compose, search, favorite ? and much more fun directly from terminal.
TTYtter is a real, minimalist and interactive console-mode client for Twitter written in Perl. It requires Lynx or curl. Read more
Turpial is a microblogging client for networks such as Twitter and Identi.ca written in Python. It is lightweight, functional, and integrated with the desktop. It aims to be an application that consumes little resources but without sacrificing funtionality. Read more
Turses is an open source Twitter ncurses client interface running on urxvt. This application is written in Python. The goal of the project is to build a full-featured, lightweight, and extremely configurable Twitter client. Read more
Twidge is a tool for interacting with microblogging sites such as Twitter and identi.ca. Read more
Twitim is an XMPP (Jabber) client for Twitter. It features custom watchlists, sounds, and pop-up notifications.
Twitmail is a command-line twitter client that remembers the last things you read, threads the replies into the answers, and lets you reply easily to previous messages.
Twittamos is a Twitter client that allows you to send updates to Twitter using a GTK interface.
twitter-cmdline is a commandline twitter client that implements both reading and writing to your twitter stream. It is written in Perl and only requires LWP::UserAgent be installed.
Twitux is a Twitter client for GNOME. Read more
Tyrs is an easily configured ncurses Twitter client. It allows you all basic manipulations such as searching, directly sending a message, and mentions. Tyrs let you configure all shortcuts, colors, and more parameters. Read more
Xtwitter is very tiny twitter client for the X Window System.