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Liferea Feed Reader

Liferea (Linux Feed Reader) 1.12.6 was released day. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.10.

Liferea 1.12.6 is a new bug-fix release which resolves several usability problems.

  • Add confirmation dialog when adding duplicate subscription
  • Fix that when resuming from sleep feeds were being fetched before Wifi came up
  • Fix Headerbar plugin “Mark All Read” button is not feed-specific
  • Fix scrollbars not always present in the headline area
  • Fix that Next update overrides HTML5 enrichment
  • Fix overly wide label in enclosure preferences dialog
  • Dropped unencrypted warning from auth dialog (not true anymore)
  • Adding translatable tooltips for the headerbar plugin

How to Install Liferea 1.12.6 in Ubuntu:

For Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, and derivatives, the new release packages are available in an unofficial PPA repository.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for ‘terminal’ from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

Type your password (no asterisks feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter.

2. Then upgrade Liferea via Software Updater utility:

upgrade Liferea via Software Updater

or run commands one by one to install the Linux feed reader:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install liferea

Finally launch the news reader from your application launcher and enjoy! (Log out and log back if you don’t see the icon).

Uninstall Liferea:

As the PPA also contains many other software packages, you may remove it by launching Software & Updates and navigating to Other Software tab.

If you want to remove the Liferea news reader software, either use your system package manager or run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove liferea liferea-data

Liferea Feed Reader

Liferea (Linux Feed Reader) 1.12.4 was released a day ago. The new release brings smaller bug and security fixes.

Changes in Liferea 1.12.4 include:

  • Add installable plugin to change accels
  • Fix segfault on date out of range
  • Fix Free Music Archive link in default OPMLs
  • Switch from persistent to session-only cookies
  • Fix unread count of vfolder
  • Add etra keywords in .desktop file (syndication; rss; atom)
  • Fix updating counters for remote sources
  • Updated cookie usage hint in FAQ

How to Install Liferea 1.12.4 in Ubuntu:

For Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Linux Mint 19, 18.x, the new release is available in a third-party PPA repository.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for ‘terminal’ from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

Type your password (no asterisks feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter.

2. Then upgrade Liferea via Software Updater utility:

upgrade Liferea via Software Updater

or run commands one by one to install the Linux feed reader:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install liferea

Finally launch the news reader from your application launcher and enjoy! (Log out and log back if you don’t see the icon).

Uninstall Liferea:

As the PPA also contains many other software packages, you may remove it by launching Software & Updates and navigating to Other Software tab.

If you want to remove the news reader software, either use your system package manager or run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove liferea

Liferea Feed Reader

The Liferea feed reader reached the 1.12.1 release earlier today with some bug-fixes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04.

Changes in Liferea 1.12.1 include:

  • Fix typo in debug message
  • Add patch: appstream data has new format
  • Fix that Liferea doesn’t remember the feeds’ custom settings
  • Fix assertions/crashes on changing view layouts
  • Workaround to avoid GtkPaned shrinking
  • Added Indonesian default feed list
  • And some translation updates.

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How to Install Liferea 1.12.1 in Ubuntu:

For Ubuntu 16.04 and higher, you can easily install the new release from this PPA repository.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for ‘terminal’ from app launcher. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

Type your password (no visual feedback while typing) when it asks and hit Enter.

2. Then upgrade Liferea via Software Updater utility:

upgrade Liferea via Software Updater

or run commands one by one to install the Linux feed reader:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install liferea

Uninstall Liferea:

To remove the software, either use your system package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove liferea

To remove the PPA repository, open “Software & Updates” utility and navigate to Other Software tab.

Liferea RSS Feed Reader

Liferea, a web feed reader and news aggregator, has reached version 1.10.12 with a few bug fixes. PPA’s ready for Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04.

Liferea is a free and open-source RSS reader for Linux that features:

  • Read articles when offline.
  • Synchronizes with InoReader, Reedah, TheOldReader, TinyTinyRSS,
  • Permanently save headlines in news bins.
  • Match items using search folders.
  • Play Podcasts in Liferea.

Liferea Feed Reader

The last release 1.10.12 fixed below bugs:

  • Support HTTP content negotiation (suggested by DanMan)
  • Problems with dark Adwaita theme in GTK 3.14
  • Stop calling Atom person constructs w/ URI invalid (patch by Aristotle Pagaltzis)

Install or Upgrade Liferea in Ubuntu:

The latest packages have been made into PPA, available for Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and their derivatives such as Linux Mint 13 / 17, Elementary OS Luna.

To add the PPA, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal. When it opens, paste the command below and hit run:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

Type in user password when it asks – no visual feed back – and finally install or upgrade the RSS reader via command:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install liferea

After that you can receive future updates from the PPA by running regular updates via Software Updater.

Liferea RSS Feed Reader

Liferea, a free RSS feed reader and news aggregator, gets a new release. PPA has been updated with the latest packages, available for Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.04.

Liferea, stands for Linux Feed Reader, is a native app for Linux desktop. Its GUI is similar to a desktop mail/newsclient, with an embedded graphical browser. It’s able to play audio & video feeds with plugins.

Liferea Feed Reader

The latest version 1.10.11 was released a few hours ago with bug fixes and translation updates:

  • Fixed: Doesn’t automatically update feed name and favicon for new feed (reported by asl97)
  • Fixed: Missing dist files for documentation (patch by Mikel Olasagasti)
  • Fixed Javascript links not opening in new browser tabs
  • Updated French translation (Guillaume Bernard)
  • Updated Hebrew translation (Genghis Khan)

How to Install Liferea in Ubuntu:

Liferea is available in Ubuntu Software Center by default, but it’s always old. I have create a Ubuntu PPA and keep uploading the latest packages for all current support Ubuntu releases.

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, paste the commands below and run one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install liferea

The above will add the PPA repository and install the latest liferea packages in your system.

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Once installed, open the feed reader from Unity dash or application menu and enjoy!