Linux Feed Reader
(commonly known as Liferea) is a news aggregator for online news feeds.
It supports the major feed formats including RSS/RDF and Atom and can
import and export subscription lists in OPML format.
Liferea is intended to be a fast, easy to use, and easy to
install news aggregator for GTK+ that can be used with the GNOME
The Liferea package includes the XSPF Web Music Player.
Liferea allows direct subscriptions from Firefox
Epiphany. Epiphany provides a standard plugin that allows adding
subscription directly to Liferea.
| Liferea 1.10.2
Free to download
GNU GPL v2
Lars Lindner, Nathan J. Conrad and numerous code
gtk2, gconf2, libxml2,
libxslt, sqlite3 and either libgtkembedmoz, libxul or gtkhtml2
Firefox or XulRunner installation containing libgtkembedmoz.so - to use
the Mozilla browser module
- Full Support for RSS & RFD, CDF, Atom/Echo/PIE 0.2
- OPML and OCS support
- Traditional three-pane interface
- Collapsible groups for feeds
- Filters to scrape websites or postprocess feeds
- Enclosures (Podcasting)
- Bandwidth saving by supporting feed specified update
intervals, HTTP compression and etags
- Read article when offline
to News Aggregators Home Page
to Podcast Tools Home Page
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Last Updated Thursday, April 03 2014 @ 11:48 AM EST