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The famous microblogging and social networking service Twitter grew viral across the Internet, it has a excellent control over the social tweets and content filter according to your needs. The Twitter third party developers created a twitter client called TweetDeck to make the microblogging simpler, TweetDeck is structured with series of customizable columns, you can add or remove the columns displaying Twitter timeline, mentions ( @ ), direct messages, lists, trends, favorites, search results, hashtag ( # ) or all tweets by or to a single user. TweetDeck support URL shortening too and you can also schedule your tweets using this client. You can control the multiple twitter account simultaneously using TweetDeck , this is the one of the highlighting and excellent features.

Unfortunately the TweetDeck  client is unavailable for the Linux Distributions, I know this is heart breaking for Linux Users. Though you can run TweetDeck in Linux using binary Emulator.

To start the TweetDeck installation in Linux it requires to have the Wine Windows program loader in Linux, the purpose of loader is to enable Linux users to access .exe and .msi files in Linux. To download TweetDeck for windows click here.

Install the Wine Windows program loader either from Ubuntu Software Center or entering the following command in Terminal

$ sudo apt-get install wine

Run the downloaded TweeetDeck.msi installer using wine by right clicking and selecting the option Open With Wine Windows Program Loader.

TweetDeck_install

 

Once the installation completed, search for the TweetDeck in Ubuntu DashLens and click on it to launch the application.

DashLense_TweetDeck

 

If you have a existing Twitter account, just logon on and enjoy the features of Tweetdeck or else create a new account.

Hope you find this article informative, if you have any suggestion or need clarification let me know in comments and do share.

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