Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
I just installed the Twitter client TweetDeck on my Ubuntu laptop (Fiesty Fawn v. 7.04). In the short time I have played with it, it seems to be working as robustly as my window-based app. The Adobe AIR framework is in alpha for Linux and so it is anyone’s guess what ultimately will happen.
I was pleasantly happy with how easy the install was… I like TweetDeck even as it goes through its beta development and appreciate that the developers actually took the trouble to create a Linux version. To me that speaks a lot for their commitment to the application and their true hacker-mode mentality. For that reason alone, I support TweetDeck and hope to see it evolve and become a replacement for all the mish-mash clients that are out there now.