Install QuiteRSS 0.15.1 in Ubuntu 13.10/12.04/12.10

Last updated: March 8, 2014

QuiteRSS 0.15 PPA

QuiteRSS, an open-source cross-platform RSS/Atom news feeds reader has released version 0.15.1 with integrated Adblock , other new features and bug fixes. This simple and brief tutorial is going to show you how to install or upgrade the most recent QuiteRSS 0.15.1 in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 via PPA.

QuiteRSS 0.15.1 changelog:

  • Changed: Download manager. Displays size and time after downloading file
  • Fixed: Incorrect application startup if path to database contains a “‘”
  • Fixed: Displays a menu bar after exit from full screen mode
  • Fixed: Saving toolbar feeds
  • Main: Adblock integrated
  • Added: Support for feeds with local path (file://)
  • Added: Embedded browser. Determining and adding feeds from web sites
  • Added: Notifications. News grouping – display feeds title
  • Added: Notifications. Button to delete news
  • Added: Notifications. Button to mark read every news
  • Added: System tray. Mane item “Mark All Feeds Read”
  • Added: Option “Show close button on tab”
  • Added: Tab “Information” to “About” dialog
  • Added: Language: Galician
  • Changed: GUI. Visual tweaks
  • Changed: The process of news deletion is sorted by date of publication
  • Changed: RTL-model of news for Arabic and Persian languages
  • Changed: Process of displaying of the splash screen
  • Fixed: Wrong codepage while importing feeds
  • Fixed: Processing feeds that contains ‘&’ symbol
  • Fixed: Processing some feeds that contains ‘br’ tag within the news
  • Fixed: Application activation after opening of the link in external browser and minimizing to tray
  • Fixed: Options dialog didn’t fit monitors with low resolution
  • Fixed: Reset options while switching on tab that contains category
  • Fixed: Application crash when open “Options” dialog if “Downloads” tab is active
  • Fixed: Feed option “Disable update”

Install QuiteRSS:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open a terminal window. When it opens, paste the command below and hit Enter to add the official PPA (Personal Package Archive) to your system and type in your password when prompt.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:quiterss/quiterss

Then update your system package lists and install or upgrade the RSS reader:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install quiterss

That’s it. Enjoy!


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One response to Install QuiteRSS 0.15.1 in Ubuntu 13.10/12.04/12.10

  1. Thank you for the notification; the app looks great.