Emojione picker for Ubuntu, add emoticons to your conversations

We are in the era where “A picture is worth a thousand words”, Images and videos are rapidly replacing written ones, in our conversations this also happens and every day it is more common to use emoticones to represent something we want to communicate.

In order not to be left behind, it is convenient that we start using an application that allows us to add emoticons to any conversation or writing, from our desktop. emoticones

What is Emojione Picker for Ubuntu?

Es un simple selector de emoji para Ubuntu y derivados, creado para que funcione en Unity 7, pero que ha sido probado en diversos entornos de escritorio como Cinnamon, XFCE, Openbox (con Stalonetray y Tint2), Gnome Shell, MATE y KDE.

Esta herramienta se alimenta de los datos del proyecto de código abiero Emoji One, el cual se encarga de hacer posible que podamos añadir cientos de emoticones a cualquier conversación.

How to install Emojione Picker for Ubuntu?

Install from PPA

To install Emojione Picker on Debian, Ubuntu and Derivatives, we can do it by following the following steps:

  1. Add the Official PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ys/emojione-picker
  2. Update packages: sudo apt-get update
  3. Install the package: sudo apt-get install emojione-picker

Install from github

This method should work on any distribution:

  • Clone the official repository:

git clone https://github.com/gentakojima/emojione-picker-ubuntu;           cd emojione-picker-ubuntu 

  • Run ./install.sh
  • If you want to uninstall it you just have to run again ./install.sh .

How to use Emojione Picker for Ubuntu?

We must execute Emojine Picker from the Menu of our distribution, it will be executed and we can visualize an emoticon in our bar.

Para usar el selector:

  1. Elija su emoji en el menú desplegable.
  2. Pegarlo (generalmente Ctrl+V ).

We can now enjoy emoticons wherever you want, there is a large number of them, organized by categories, in the same way we can search among the various emoticons or choose the last ones used.

And what do you think of this tool? Do you like Emoticons?

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  1.   Felfa said

    And for Arch we already have the AUR packages ttf-emojione-color and emojione-picker.

    1.    Luigys toro said

      What a good data, thank you very much.

  2.   HO2Gi said

    very good