QuiteRSS : Desktop RSS Reader for Linux

QuiteRSS : Desktop RSS Reader for Linux

QuiteRSS is a free and Open Source RSS/Atmome reader available for Linux, Windows, and Mac. QuiteRSS Written in C++/Qt. The interface have plenty RSS Displayed on the right side panel, and on the left side panel there is a list of your feed, on below there is Category that groups your RSS Feed with labels, Clicking on an item, opens the RSS feed in lower. QuiteRSS has some features like Ad Blocker and Newspaper Layout

Here is full list features of QuiteRSS :


  • Embedded browser (Webkit core)
  • Feed and news filters: new, unread, starred, deleted (for news until restart application)
  • User filters
  • Proxy configuration: automatic or manual
  • Feed import wizard: Search feed URL if site URL was entered
  • Adblock
  • Click to Flash
  • Mark news starred
  • Automatic update feeds: on startup, by timer
  • Automatic cleanup on close using criterias
  • Enable/Disable images in news preview
  • Ability to quickly hide feed tree (for comfortable viewing)
  • Open feed or news in own tab
  • Quick news filter and quick search in browser
  • Sound notification on new news
  • Popup notification on new news
  • Show new or unread news counter on tray icon
  • Minimize on system tray: on start, on close, on minimize
  • Import/Export feeds (OPML-files)
  • Portable (Windows)
  • Free working set (Windows)
  • Shortcuts
  • Check for updates
  • Cross-platform
  • Multilingual
  • Open-source

Install QuiteRSS

For Ubuntu-based Distribution (Linux Mint, and Elementary OS)

Installing QuiteRSS is easy on Ubuntu, You can install by using QuiteRSS following command :

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

For Fedora

For Fedora you can simply enter this command :

$ yum install quiterss

For Other Distribution

For other Linux Distribution you can simply go to QuiteRSS website.

QuiteRSS is not the only one of the free and open source RSS/Atome Reader for Linux, there is plenty of them like feedreader, Google Reader, FeedDemon, and many more..
I hope you find QuiteRSS worth a try it on your Linux Desktop, Thank you 🙂

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