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News Aggregator

AmphetaDesk downloads syndication news and information and displays it on a fully customizable Web page.


Developer guide to files and directories available from; Developer guide to XML and AmphetaDesk available from; User guide to "look and feel" available from


version 0.93.1 (stable)
released on 31 October 2002

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:ClarifiedArtisticJanet Casey9 October 2001

Leaders and contributors

Alan Fry Contributor
William Eastler Contributor
Morbus Iff Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archive
Bug Tracking,Help,SupportMailing List Info/Archive
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to buildXML
Required to usePerl; list of required Perl modules available from

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 December 2016.


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