Yet Another Google Reader Alternative: How To Install Akregator On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Debian

Hello Linux Geeksters. After the shutdown of Google Reader, everybody is looking for alternatives. Akregator is a KDE application, but it can also work with other desktop environments, so it is usable on many operating systems.

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For now, I have tested the following RSS applications:

In this article I will show you how to install Akregator on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy and Debian Squeeze.

How to install the latest Akregator version available, on Ubuntu 13.10 and Linux Mint 16:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-proposed universe" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install akregator

How to install the latest Akregator version available, on Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 15, Linux Mint 14 and Linux Mint 13:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install akregator

How to install Akregator on Ubuntu 10.04, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy and Debian Squeeze:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install akregator

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