The Quickddit “Reddit Client” Has Been Ported To Sailfish OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Quickddit is a lightweight Reddit client for Sailfish OS, ported from Meego-Harmattan, enabling the users to easily browse the community website bookmarking.

Harmattan's Quickddit Reddit Client Has Been Ported To Sailfish OS

Like many others Reddit clients, it provides the following features, among others: support to sign in with the Reddit account, Threaded comments view, upvote/downvote posts and comments, subscribe/unsubscribe to some posts, search for posts and subreddits and view the subscribed subreddits.

The Quickddit rpm package can be downloaded from openrepos. Follow the above steps exactly, in order to get a successful installation:

1. Download Quickddit from OpenRepos

2. Enable the Jolla Developer Mode and allow SSH-connection

3. Connect your Jolla device to your computer, via USB

4. Copy the quickddit rpm package to the Jolla device

5. Install the package via the command line interface:

$ pkcon install-local quickddit-0.1.1-1.armv7hl.rpm

For those who don’t know yet, Jolla is a project developed by former Nokia employees. The first Jolla smartphone is running on Sailfish OS, a modified Megoo Linux system, which is Android compatible, uses Wayland as the default display server , uses Nokia N9′s Maliit touchscreen keyboard and comes with interchangeable covers, allowing the users to easily switch them, in order to change the color/model of the phone and comes with impressive hardware specifications. Apps can be installed via the Jolla Store, which will provide both Jolla and Android apps, or via F-Droid, Yandex Store, Amazon App Store, Aptoide and 1Mobile Android Market.

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