Twitter for Command Line Junkies
By on August 10th, 2009

Command line junkies if you shun having to use some fancy twitter clients, a like minded person has developed an application that you will definitely like.

Quitter is a handy tool for command line junkies that will allow you to access your timeline and update your status using the command line.

quitter_command_line_oauth_request

Once you have downloaded the software, extract it to a folder and double click on Quitter.exe, it will open up a command prompt and ask you to validate your user using OAuth.

Once you have successfully authenticated your account, you will get a pin, just enter the pin on the command line prompt and you are all set.

quitter_read_all_tweets

To get help using the application, press ? and you will be shown a list of options, for example to read all tweets you just need to press the enter key, to post a tweet you have to press the P", key to reply to a tweet press the Rkey and so on.

quitter_post_twitter_message

In addition to that Quitter also allows you to organize your followers into groups and only read tweets from the group, filter tweets that contain certain #hashtags, use URL shorteners for tweeting URLs, opening links posted by your friends in your default browser without having to copy paste it, send and receive direct messages and more.

For a command line tool, Quitter packs in a ton of exciting features. Quitter is definitely a non-obtrusive and useful client for everyone, go ahead and give it a try.

Quitter is a , just download the handy and run it from wherever you want.

Download Quitter

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