Linux RSS Reader ‘Liferea’ 1.10.12 Released With Few Fixes

Last updated: October 16, 2014

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.


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