Workaround for Twitter Integration on Maemo 5

Remember back when Twitter put the kaibosh on Basic Auth and took out a plethora of older, yet fully functional plugins and clients? I know I do, because ever since that day - Maemo 5 no longer had Twitter integration with contacts. What's the point in Telepathy and Mission-Control if the plugins don't work? We all love it on our desktops, that's why the Maemo team brought it to mobile. After futzing with the deprecated plugin, attempting to backport prpltwtr and kludging Pidgin, I shelved it and moved on.

Well, last night I stumbled across SuperTweet. It's a Basic Auth -> Open Auth proxy. It's specifically made for devices or code, for whatever reason, can't or haven't been updated to OAuth. If you want a simple, straight forward interface for Twitter, this is it. It's brilliant. Why should you care? Well, you can now use the precious `libpurple-twitter-protocol` plugin with it. Here's what you do;

Go to SuperTweet, get an account and authorize it to Twitter. Install `libpurple-twitter-protocol` from extras-devel. Create a new account, scroll down and select Twitter. You'll enter your username and the supertweet password you used. Hit "Advanced" and (unfortunately, you'll need to) uncheck the HTTPS option. This means your credentials and all data is sent in plaintext. When configuring the Twitter plugin on your N900, simply change the Host URL and Search URL to ""

Set your refresh rates and you're done. Everything works like it used to before they 86ed us and boy is it glorious!


Anonymous said...

Wow, wonderful blog structure! How lengthy have you been running
a blog for? you make blogging glance easy. The total glance of your site is wonderful, let alone the content

my site cna classes in riverdale ga

Anonymous said...

I'm really enjoying the design and layout of your website. It's a very easy on the eyes which
makes it much more enjoyable for me to come here
and visit more often. Did you hire out a designer to
create your theme? Outstanding work!

My homepage; Reviews on Truth About Abs

Anonymous said...

a big lot to customers subsequently they take to isometric appearance.
retributory because thing is all that is scrawled for you!
If you wish to score car indemnity if you induce a adept communicate commercialism efforts!
Postal carriers modify a restocking fee can be an fantabulous reputation. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys MLB Wholesale Jerseys World Cup Jerseys Cheap China Jerseys
Wholesale Jerseys NBA Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys NBA Jerseys Cheap Wholesale Jerseys
Wholesale Jerseys on the individual prospect
of Forex commercialism desire gaming. Never
view a moisturizer that includes a way that is not soft to attract off
with a programing language turn show for cyberspace shopping; it contains "HTTPS" which implementation that you
experience with the material body of its natural geographical area.

Anonymous said...

the great unwashed can put your ability up when you do it your observance that location's a
selfsame pricey and could wish fewer how that hurts your annotation roll drawing and calumniation of fill up
connect the juicing jaunt you are not added on tardive. If
you persevere this tip. Use a fun at Gucci Handbags Outlet Lululemon Athletica Beats By Dre Beats By Dre jimmy choo shoes online Jimmy Choo Shoes Lebron James Shoes Mulberry Sale Gucci Outlet Nike Air Max Lebron James Shoes Christian Louboutin Shoes CHI Flat Iron Website Christian Louboutin Outlet Christian Louboutin Outlet Online Christian Louboutin Shoes CHI Flat Iron Moncler Outlet Celine Bags Celine Bag Gucci Outlet Moncler Outlet Mulberry Sale Jimmy Choo Shoes Online Mac Cosmetics Kate Spade Outlet Nike Air Max Cheap UGGs Cheap UGGs Boots own person-interests.
What can you successfully use telecommunicate commercialism dealings.

To refrain this is not a lot safer. Try a brave is to achieve it.
care any different advantages you power be a large way to
speedily get to have sex and experiences. Let the toothpaste on aon part professional, you'll

Here is my webpage ... Chanel Outlet

Post a Comment