3 Apps Blogging Client Recommended for Ubuntu User

Are you ubuntu users and blog writers who publish articles too frequently. publishing articles directly from the desktop in a few clicks may be easier than publishing article from the web interface. although in fact, Web interface has evolved into a much better.

On Ubuntu or other Linux distro ( OpenSuse,Linux Mint, Fedora, PCLinuxOS and more) There are few Apps blogging client are available for blogging and supports platform Blogger, Live Journal, wordpress, wordpress (self hosted), Tumblr, and more. In this post you will shown dan learn about 3 great App Blogging client for ubuntu. lets check it out

Blogilo (KDE App Blogging Client)

Blogilo is a KDE App blogging client and proud of it. Although it will run happily in Gnome (see the image for the Ubuntu-eye view), it just looks better by default in KDE.

blogilo- Bloging client for KDE desktop

Highlight of blogilo:

  • A full featured WYSIWYG editor + An HTML editor
  • Previewing your post with your blog style! like when you are visiting it at your blog.
  • Support for Blogger1.0, MetaWeblog, MovableType (WordPress supports All of these!) and Google GData (used on Blogspot.com blogs) APIs!
  • Support for Creating/Modifying/Deleting posts.
  • Support for creating drafts and scheduled posts!
  • Support for uploading media files to your blog (Just on supported APIs e.g. MetaWeblog and MovableType)
  • Support for Fetching your recent blog entries.
  • Support for adding Images to post from your system. It will upload them on Submitting post to blog (Just on supported APIs e.g. MetaWeblog and MovableType)
  • Support for saving local entries before publishing.
  • Saving your writing copy to prevent data loss, at configurable intervals.
  • Internal auto spell checker. (KDE spell checker used so most of languages are supported)

Blogilo available on ubuntu sofware repository, you can install on ubuntu by typing commands on terminal:

sudo apt-get install blogilo

More info about blogile check here

QTM 1.3.6 (Open Source Blogging Client)

QTM is a blogging client which is presently capable of composing, formatting and submitting blog entries to a weblog. QTM will work with blogs based on most of the major blogging systems available today: WordPress (including wordpress.com), Movable Type, Drupal and so on.

qtm-Apps Blogging Client Recommended for Ubuntu User

Here it is changelog of QTM 1.3.6

  • Compatibility: removed the Mac unified title & toolbar, as it causes problems in Cocoa (a Qt bug that also appears in Designer)
  • UI Improvement: moved the “Copy URL” button from the status bar into the side widget, to reduce size of the status bar (esp. on the Mac)
  • Bug fix: Removed code that links against Carbon (that finds the Mac bundle directory) and replaced it with Qt code
  • Bug fix: No longer splits the main from the extended entry when using WordPress (as it was causing first two paragraphs to be joined, even if they were split when the entry was written).
  • UI Improvement: reduced the size of the margins around some of the controls on the side panel
    UI Improvement: move the “copy URL” button and upload progress bar to the side panel

QTM blogging client available on Ubuntu Software Center but still version 1.3.1, Install QTM Blogging client on ubuntu by typing command:

sudo apt-get install qtm


Drivel (Blogging Client GNOME Desktop)

Drivel called (Drivel Journal Editor) is the kind of blogging client that Gnome blog aspires to be. Using the Gnome libraries, it’s a native Linux app (although it will run on other systems that support the Gnome desktop) that puts simplicity first.

On first running the software, you’ll be challenged for your credentials and, naturally, the URL of your blog. This is where things can get a bit sticky if WordPress is your platform of choice, since it doesn’t appear on the list.

Drivel - App Blogging Client Recommended for Ubuntu User

Features of drivel

  • Support for LiveJournal, BloggerMovableTypeAdvogato, and Atom journals (systems based off these are also supported, including WordPress and Drupal)
  • The ability to post, edit, delete, and view recent entries
  • Integrated spellchecking and HTML syntax highlighting
  • Offline composition and editing
  • Automatic recovery in the event of a crash
  • Journal system extensions, including LiveJournal security groups and MovableType categories

To install drivel, Open terminal type these commands:

sudo apt-get install drivel


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