This won’t work anymore, digest auth is not supported by twitter so see the solution by lostman to get OAuth-capable client!
Update: On Oct 29 2011 I have shut down the twitter account. Here’s how it looked like:
Have you ever thought of your router twitting status updates? E.g. if the connection goes down and comes back you are notified right away in a light-weight fashion.
Nevermind, here’s how to do that:
Create an account on twitter.
Create a Basic authentication string with
Use the following shell script, substituting $base64string with the string obtained in previous step:
Save it as /usr/bin/tweet and start using it right away.
Set up some cron job, make it log something and... follow your router :)
You can follow my router, just in case :)