You can download an archive with source code or get the latest revision from mercurial repository (2.x):

hg clone pino-twitter

For unstable versions (3.x):

hg clone



sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vala-team/ppa
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:troorl/pino

Arch Linux

You can download PKGBUILD at AUR. Thanks to pizzapunk


su -c 'yum install pino'

Also you can download RPM package for Fedora 12 in the download section. Thanks to Joel Barrios.


Unofficial Debian packages from

Frugalware Linux

pacman -S pino


FreeBSD users are now able to install it via ports:

cd /usr/ports/net-im/pino
make install clean

... or as a binary package:

pkg_add -r pino

Installation from sources

With Cmake build system:

mkdir build
cd build
sudo make install

For uninstalling:

sudo make uninstall

With WAF build system:

./waf configure --prefix=/usr
./waf build
sudo ./waf install

For uninstalling type this:

sudo ./waf uninstall

Do not try to run Pino without installation, it would not work.


To build Pino use next libraries and utilities:

  • valac (>=0.7.10)
  • gcc (>=4.2)
  • intltool
  • gettext
  • gtk+-2.0
  • libgee (>=0.5.0)
  • gio-2.0
  • libnotify
  • libsoup-2.4
  • libxml-2.0
  • webkit-1.0
  • libunique-1.0
  • libgtkspell
  • libindicate (optional)

You must install dev-packages for this libraries to build Pino. Compiled binary has only one dependency, wich Ubuntu doesn't has in standart supply - gee-1.0.