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bti

bti

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.

bti provides an easy way to send tweet messages directly from the command line or a script. It reads the message on standard input and uses the account and password settings either from the command line options or from a config file to deliver the message.

Besides sending messages bti also allows one to see one's friends', a group's or a specific user's timeline, the public timeline, and replies to messages.

 bti 034

Price
Free to download

Size
91.1KB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
Greg Kroah-Hartman, Amir Mohammad Saied

Website
gregkh.github.com/bti/

System Requirements
libcurl
libpcre3
libxml2

Support:
GitHub

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Perform various actions:
    • Update - send a message
    • Friends - see your friends timeline
    • Public - track the public timelines
    • Replies - see replies to your messages
    • User - see a specific user's timeline
  • Retweet support
  • OAUTH support
  • HTTP proxy support
  • Laconica group support

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