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Text Based RSS/Atom Feed Reader - Newsbeuter

Newsbeuter is an open-source RSS/Atom feed reader for text terminals. It runs on Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and other Unix-like operating systems. Newsbeuter's great configurability and vast number of features make it a perfect choice for people that need a slick and fast feed reader that can be completely controlled via keyboard.

Newsbeuter features:
 * Subscribe to RSS 0.9x, 1.0, 2.0 and Atom feeds
 * Download podcasts
 * Freely configure your keyboard shortcuts
 * Search through all downloaded articles
 * Categorize and query your subscriptions with a flexible tag system
 * Integrate any data source through a flexible filter and plugin system
 * Automatically remove unwanted articles through a "killfile"
 * Define "meta feeds" using a powerful query language
 * Synchronize newsbeuter with your account
 * Import and exporting your subscriptions with the widely used OPML format
 * Freely define newsbeuter's look'n'feel through free color configurability and format strings
 * Keep all your feeds in sync with Google Reader

Newsbeuter Installation:
Open the terminal and type following command:
sudo apt-get install newsbeuter
After successful installation, you can open the application from Unity 'Dash'

Using Newsbeuter:
To add feeds to newsbeuter, you can either add URLs to the configuration file $HOME/.newsbeuter/urls or you can import an OPML file by running command:
newsbeuter -i pathoffile.opml
To manually add URLs, open the file with your favorite text editor and add the URLs, one per line

Now you can run newsbeuter again (from command line), and it will present you with a controllable list of the URLs that you configured previously. You can now start downloading the feeds, either by pressing "R" to download all feeds, or by pressing "r" to download the currently selected feed. You can then select a feed you want to read, and by pressing "Enter", you can go to the article list for this feed.


News Reader said...

You can put all your rss feeds into one place using this handy little RSS Feed Reading website.

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