Ciciol 0.1.1

Simple but extremely customizable Twitter (and much much more!) notifier
Ciciol aims to be a simple but extremely lightweight and customizable notifier. Was designed to work with Twitter but its plugin-based structure makes it extendible for any kind of service.

Getting Started

* clone this repo

  git clone

* install python-notify for libnotify support
* install Ciciòl

  python install

* Write your own configuration file
  * If you want to use twitter just copy the config file in examples/.
    Get access_key and access_secret with:

    ciciol --setup twitter

* Launch ciciol


What are handlers?

Handlers are plugins for handling sources of information and extract interesting notifications from them. For example the Twitter handler looks for new tweets, filters according to what the user specified in the config file and sends the notification data to one or more backends.

What are backends?

Backends are plugins for effectively notify the user using various techniques (desktop notifications, emails, IRC, ...).

Writing a configuration file

First of all have look at the examples in examples/
Basically in the configuration file you've to specify which handlers and backends you'd like to use plus optional handler specific configuration.

last updated on:
March 27th, 2012, 4:27 GMT
license type:
BSD License 
developed by:
Federico Scrinzi
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