Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Liferea (Linux Feed Reader) is a simple and lightweight news aggrecator with a GTK interface. Among other features, it can be synchronized with TinyTinyRSS or TheOldReader and has full support for Google Reader which reached EOL at the beginning of the month, it supports tabs and is capable of downloading feeds for online reading.
The latest version available is Liferea 1.10.11, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes:
- Doesn’t automatically update feed name and favicon for new feed
- Missing dist files for documentation
- Updated French and Hebrew translations
In this article I will show you how to install Liferea 1.10.11 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPAs, installing Liferea 1.10.11 is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the liferea package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install liferea
Optional, to remove liferea, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove liferea