turses 0,0 travis-ci python

A Twitter client for the console.


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A Twitter client for the console.

A session with multiple columns running on urxvt:

.. image:: ./docs/images/turses_urxvt.png

The goal of the project is to build a full-featured, lightweight, and extremely configurable Twitter client.


The documentation for turses is available on ReadTheDocs <http://turses.readthedocs.org>_.

Take a look at this screencast <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmnEdldw7WY>_ for an overview of the features of turses and its usage.


If you downloaded the source code ::

$ python setup.py install

With pip ::

$ pip install turses

or (but consider using pip_): ::

$ easy_install turses

.. _consider using pip: http://www.pip-installer.org/en/latest/other-tools.html#pip-compared-to-easy-install


  • Multiple timelines (buffers)
  • Multi-column
  • Tweet, Reply, Retweet, Delete tweet
  • Follow/Unfollow
  • Favorite/Unfavorite
  • Direct Messages
  • Open URLs in browser
  • Thread view
  • Unread count
  • Search
  • View any user’s tweets
  • Fully customizable
  • Multiple accounts


The code is hosted on a git repo_.

.. _git repo: http://github.com/dialelo/turses

A list of tasks can be found on the on the issue tracker_. Feel free to submit issues, feature requests or participate in ongoing discussions.

.. _issue tracker: http://github.com/dialelo/turses/issues

If you feel hackish, reading the dev docs_ is recommended.

.. _dev docs: http://turses.readthedocs.org/en/latest/dev/internals.html

CONTRIBUTING.md contains instructions on how to contribute code.


  • Lists
  • Streaming
  • Notifications


turses is licensed under a GPLv3 license, see LICENSE for details.


turses is based on Tyrs_ by Nicolas Paris_.

.. _Tyrs: http://tyrs.nicosphere.net .. _Nicolas Paris: http://github.com/Nic0

See AUTHORS for a full list of contributors.

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