Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Chatty is a Twitch chat client, but does not have the complexity of an IRC client. The latest version available is Chatty 0.6.6, which has been recently released.
Among others, it comes with improved an Emote Context Menu, better subscriber detection on the Twitter client, got an enhanced Update Notification which is also displayed in the Main Menubar, the Livestreamer Context Menu quality selection can be now customizable, some new commands have been added and an Ignore messages feature has bee added. For a full list of changes and improvements, see the changelog.
In this article I will show you how to install Chatty 0.6.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.
Because it is available via the GetDeb repository, installing Chatty 0.6.6 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Deepin 2014 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, get the repo’s key, update the local repository and install the vuze package.
Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.
How to install Chatty 0.6.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 and Linux Mint 17:
$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu trusty-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install chatty
Optional, to remove chatty, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove chatty