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threethirty installs gwibber using webkit on Ubuntu

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Installing gwibber webkit

This is a guide to install the gwibber micro-blogging client on Ubuntu 8.04

From PPA

Create a file called /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gwibber.list. It should contain the gwibber PPA:

deb hardy main
deb-src hardy main
deb hardy main

and then the Webkit PPA (you probably don't need it if you're on Intrepid):

deb hardy main
deb-src hardy main

sudo apt-get install bzr subversion 
libwebkit-1.0-1 libwebkit-dev python-webkitgtk
 build-essential autoconf automake libtool 
libgtk2.0-dev python-dev python-gtk2 
python-gtk2-dev libsexy2 libsexy-dev python-sexy
 libxslt1-dev python-cairo-dev python-simplejson 

            $ sudo apt-get update

            $ svn checkout pywebkitgtk-read-only

   7. Goto pywebkitgtk-read-only directory - Configure, compile and install pywebkitgtk.

            $ . cd pywebkitgtk-read-only
            $ ./ --prefix=/usr/local
            $ make
            $ sudo make install

   9. Download gwibber webkitui

            $ cd ~
            $ bzr branch lp:~segphault/gwibber/webkitui

  10. Goto /webkitui directory to run gwibber

            $ cd ~/webkitui
            $ ./run

  11. or install

            sudo python install


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