Written on 24 July 2015
I have found a twitter client in terminal, yes a terminal application. Yes, I love browsing in terminal. And Rainbowstream is perfect for me.
Almost everything you can do with a GUI application just available in your favorite terminal.
By Orakaro @dtvd88 a Pythonista and Vimmer.
You can install this application using python pip, you must install pip to install Rainbowstream
curl "https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py" -o "get-pip.py" python get-pip.py
If you use Debian,Redhat base distro you can use single command
# Debian apt-get -y install python-pip # CentOS, Fedora yum install python-pip -y
# Python 2 users: sudo pip install rainbowstream # Python 3 users: sudo pip3 install rainbowstream
Open your favorite terminal then type 'rainbowstream', type h for help.
Here is sample:
Hi boss! I'm ready to serve you right now!
You are already on your personal stream.
Any update from Twitter will show up immediately.
In addition, following commands are available right now:
â™ª Twitter help
h discover will show help for discover commands.
h tweets will show help for tweets commands.
h messages will show help for messages commands.
h friendsandfollowers will show help for friends and followers commands.
h list will show help for list commands.
h stream will show help for stream commands.
â™ª Screening h will show this help again.
p will pause the stream.
r will unpause the stream.
c will clear the screen.
v will show version info.
q will quit.
Now type p then type swtich public #tag to follow your favorite tag.
Have fun !