Grumblr is a GTK based Tumblr micro-blogging platform client. With Grumblr you can post text messages, links, quotes, chat logs, upload photos, audio and video files on Tumblr right from your desktop.

Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website, owned and operated by Tumblr, Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog, named a "tumblelog." Users can follow other users' blogs, as well as make their blogs private.


Installation

In order to install and run grumblr you should have the following packages installed on your system:
You can install required dependencies with the following command
  • $ sudo apt-get install ruby rubygems ruby-dev libxml2-dev zlib1g-dev libgtk2.0-dev
To Install grumbler issue the following commands
  • $ sudo gem install grumblr  
  • $ cd /var/lib/gems/1.8/gems/grumblr-2.4.2  
  • $ sudo ruby ./setup.rb
Grumblr can now be launched from the default menu in Unity or Gnome.

Enjoy!



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