How to Install Liferea 1.10.19 Linux Feed Reader on Ubuntu 16.04

In this guide you will see how to install Liferea 1.10.19 Linux Feed Reader on Ubuntu 16.04. Liferea 1.10.19 recently released, is a web feed reader/news aggregator that brings together all of the content from your favorite subscriptions into a simple interface that makes it easy to organize and browse feeds. Its GUI is similar to a desktop mail/news client, with an embedded graphical browser. This is a maintenance release for Liferea 1.10. This might well be the last maintenance release for 1.10.

How to Install Liferea 1.10.19 Linux Feed Reader on Ubuntu 16.04

How to Install Liferea 1.10.19 Linux Feed Reader on Ubuntu 16.04

Liferea Features

  • Read articles when offline.
  • Synchronizes with InoReader (git master)
  • Synchronizes with Reedah (git master)
  • Synchronizes with TheOldReader (since 1.10)
  • Synchronizes with TinyTinyRSS (since 1.8)
  • Permanently save headlines in news bins.
  • Match items using search folders.
  • Play Podcasts in Liferea

Liferea 1.10.19 update

  • Fixes #317: Compilation problems in 1.10.18 release
  • Fixes #73: Problem with updating favicons

Install Liferea 1.10.19 on Ubuntu 16.04 and derivatives

Since the PPA is not updated frequently, I will show you how to compile it with ease. So first we need to install all liferea dependencies.

– Edit the file “sources.list” and un comment any line that has # sign under deb-src > Exit and save changes

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

– Update and run the following commands to install all dependencies

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get build-dep liferea

– Download and compile as follows

wget https://github.com/lwindolf/liferea/releases/download/v1.10.19/liferea-1.10.19.tar.bz2

tar -jxvf liferea-1.10.19.tar.bz2

cd liferea-1.10.19/

./configure

make

sudo make install

liferea

 
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