We are happy to announce a new upcoming release for Choqok after more than one year and half.

We want to make this release more stable than ever and then we are going to release a beta today and the final version next month.

Big news about this release is that Choqok is now based on KDE Frameworks 5 and we officially support Friendica.

Changes for this release:

  • Rename StatusNet microblog as GNU Social
  • Twitter: fix user lists loading
  • Twitter: allow to select any follower when sending a direct message
  • Twitter: fix searches by username
  • Twitter: fix searches by hashtag
  • Twitter: show original retweet time
  • Twitter: fix external URL to access direct messages and tweets
  • Twitter: send direct message without text limits
  • Twitter: support to send and view tweets with quoted text
  • Twitter: allow to delete direct messages
  • GNU Social: fix medium attachment to post
  • GNU Social: allow to send direct messages
  • Fix removal of accounts with spaces in their names
  • Fixed the bug that overwrite an account if you use the same alias of another
  • Always use HTTPS when available
  • ImageView: dropped Twitpic and Tweetphoto support (services are dead)
  • A couple of segmentation fault fixes

I should thank Mehrdad Momeny, Andrea Scarpino, Ignacio R. Morelle, Ian Schwarz, Gilbert Assaf for their contributions to keep the Choqok up.

And here you can find a longer list of bugs fixed in this release.

Download Choqok 1.6 Beta 2

You can download Choqok 1.6 Beta 2 source code package from here. For Kubuntu users I think Adilson will update his PPA.

Note that qoauth-qt5 is required! Choqok cannot run with qoauth-qt4 anymore.

Support Choqok

You can always support Choqok development via reporting bugs, translating it, promoting it, helping in code and donating money.