Max Bowsher maxb at
Tue Mar 24 07:25:26 GMT 2009

Joseph Miller wrote:
> Here's a command-line program to connect to Twitter and update and/or
> retrieve one's status.  I wrote it so that I can use ALT+F2 'twit my new
> status' instead of opening a browser window.  The GUI programs that are
> available through Ubuntu seemed to take too many steps just to update my
> status.  I had to click too many things and I wanted a shortcut.  I also
> plan to get my computers their own twitter accounts and use this script
> to keep me updated, especially when I send them to batch process a list
> of files for video encoding, compiling, etc.  Perhaps this is something
> you may want to include in the python-twitter package. I would recommend
> it, I was pretty surprised not to find a 'twit' command on my computer.

Hi Joseph,

If you're seeking to package this and get it into Ubuntu for Karmic,
have a look here:


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