The Instant Messenger Client Pidgin (formerly Gaim)Pidgin supports MSN, XMPP (Jabber, GTalk and variants), AIM, Gadu-Gadu, Novell Groupwise, ICQ, YIM, IRC and others.

Read this before you proceed :guification-of-pidgin

After that you can do , /google hitting enter will give the result in the chat window , similarly /exec will display the result in the current chat window .

Now,for twitter , you need to install the plugin to do so :

echo 'deb jaunty main' >> /etc/source.list

echo 'deb-src jaunty main' >> /etc/source.list

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver 0CF459B

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install pidgin-microblog

Now, you have the plugin installed , you need to enable it and add a twitter account and start twitting , the steps are :

Open Pidgin and in Tools > Plugins and check "Twitgin" , Then, go to Accounts > Manage Accounts, click "Add" and in the "Protocol" List, select TwitterIM, Identica or Laconica , enter your username and passowrd of twitter your and done :)

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