Hi..UbuntuPortal Reader, on this article I will give you 6 free and useful RSS reader apps that you can install and use under Ubuntu 11.10, ubuntu 12.04 or any older version of Ubuntu. These are the RSS reader apps that can be used to read really simple syndication and news feeds from your Ubuntu computer.
1. RSSowl ( Free and Powerful Vews Feed reader)
RSSOwl is a free and powerful news feed reader. RSSOwl lets you organize, update, gather,save informations and search news in a convenient. RSSOwl easy to use interface with endless flexibility. The most popular is the possibility of RSSOwl changing newsgroup reader to NNTP clients. Other useful add-on that was recently added is Offline Mode that makes it possible to stop all network access fromRSSOwl during offline mode is active.
See also How to install RSSOwlWebsite
2. Liferea (Linux Feed Reader)
Liferea (Linux Feed Reader) is an aggregator for online news feeds. There are many other news readers available, but these others are not available for Linux or require many extra libraries to be installed. Liferea tries to fill this gap by creating a fast, easy to use, easy to install news aggregator for GTK/Gnome.
Download and install Liferea :
sudo apt-get install lifereaWebsite
3. Tickr – Feed Reader
Tickr version is a Free Open Source, GTK-based rss reader app which displays Rss feeds in a tickerbar on your desktop. With a single click, you get the latest headlines scrolling in a thin window on your desktop, as what can be seen on News TV channels.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:derek-azuregulf/azg.myrss sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install myrss
FeedIndicator is an indicator that displays RSS feed updates in the Ubuntu indicator area.
To install FeedIndicator on Ubuntu:
sudo dpkg -i feedindicator_1.03-1_all.debWebsite
FeedReader Plus is a screenlet gadget that allows to display on your desktop latest RSS feed updates. The gadget is highly customizable and can be moved to any area on your desktop.
Download and install FeedReader Plus via PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:screenlets-dev/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install feedreaderplus-screenlet