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RSS reader and aggregator with minimal dependencies

NewsFeed is an RSS reader and aggregator that features minimal dependencies (it uses Python/Tk), a live search function, and audio notification when new items are available. It can be used with a mouseless interface; users can one cycle through new items with the Space key, mark items in a feed as read with m, and open an item in the browser by pressing o (or Return). Search results are shown in the feed list like a regular RSS feed and are updated live. Use "Unsubscribe" to delete a search, just as you would remove a feed.


User README included and available in HTML format from


Download version 2.4 (stable)
released on 14 August 2005


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GPLv2Janet Casey12 May 2004

Leaders and contributors

Martin C. Doege Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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