Install RSSOwl Feed Reader on Ubuntu From PPA

July 5, 2013

RSSOwl

RSSOwl is a reader for RSS, PDF, Atom News. Since Google Reader is no longer running, RSSOwl added the option to synchronize with Google.

This simple and brief tutorial will show you how to install the latest RSSOwl on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, 12.10 Quantal, 12.04 Precise from GetDeb repository.

To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal, then follow the below steps:

1.) Copy and paste this command and run in terminal to download getdeb package:

wget http://archive.getdeb.net/install_deb/getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb

2.) Install the downloaded package to add the repository:

sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb

3.) Update:

sudo apt-get update

4.) Install the reader:

sudo apt-get install rssowl

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2 responses to Install RSSOwl Feed Reader on Ubuntu From PPA

  1. jose j gascón April 22, 2016 at 5:50 am

    i WANT TO THANK YOU FOR THE PPA, IT SERVED ME VERY WELL, RSSOWL I USE IT AS A SPECIALLICED SEARCH ENGINE, WITHOUT ADs AND TRY TO MAKE HONESTY SEARCHES THAT MAKE US A LITTLE MORE FREE FROM BIG BROTHER.
    THANK YOU

  2. Thanks so much. Worked like a charm for Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Plus, the getdeb repository has some good apps in it. You can check their website for the list.