When comparing Choqok vs corebird, the Slant community recommends Choqok for most people. In the question“What are the best Twitter clients for Linux?” Choqok is ranked 3rd while corebird is ranked 4th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Plugins that extend functionality are available
Pro Highly customizable
Custom keybindings, color schemes, etc. Even the plugins are customizable.
Pro Unfurls long URLs
Shows non-shortened URLs on hover so you can check if you feel safe visiting the URL before clicking it.
Pro Best UI of all Twitter clients
Pro Plays movies and shows images in-line with the tweet(s)
Even movie types that chrome-based browsers on Linux do not play are shown.
Images of retweeted or liked tweets are shown in-line too.
Con Out of date
More than two years since the last code commit, this app will fail when Twitter changes their API.
Con No multi-column layout option
You can just see one feed at a time. No way to set up side-by-side feeds.
Con Feels out of place on non-KDE systems
As a KDE application, it doesn't look right on desktop environments other than KDE, such as Gnome, that's used by Ubuntu's Unity.
Con Requires the KDE framework
Con Unpleasant UI
Con No live update
No live updates anymore. You have to close and reopen the program to see new tweets.
Con Borderline outdated
According to the installation: Warning: runtime/org.baedert.corebird.Locale/x86_64/stable is end-of-life, with reason: Vital Twitter API endpoints have been retired and as a consequence, Corebird is unmaintained and will not work in the future.
Con No ability to change the tiny font that it uses
Absolutely no ability to customize UI. Completely unusable on high DPI displays.
Con Not for infinite scrolling
After showing a limited number of posts, the infinite scrolling no longer works with an "too many requests" error.