The new version of QuiteRSS 0.19.4 is now available, an excellent opensource RSS reader

The new version of the RSS reader "QuiteRSS 0.19.4" is now available and arrives with some changes and bug fixes. For those who are unfamiliar with QuiteRSS, they should know that it is a program to read news in RSS and Atom format.

QuiteRSS has features such as a browser built into the WebKit engine, a flexible filter system, support for tags and categories, various display modes, an ad blocker, a file download manager, import and export in OPML format.

About QuiteRSS

Remove RSS that it's free, lightweight, and highly customizable. It also has a portable version, which means that users who do not like to have a large number of installed programs or who like to have their own portable programs, this reader is an excellent option.

Its main characteristics stand out the following:

  • Disable home screen / banner
  • Set it to start at startup with Windows
  • Disable the sending of usage information (telemetry and data collection)
  • Show / hide systray icon
  • Minimize the application to the system tray by minimizing, closing or launching the application
  • change the systray icon to show a new or unread news count
  • Disable images, javascript, plugins
  • Enable / disable new content notifications
  • Change user interface language
  • Customize sources for source list, news list, and browser
  • Change the colors of everything, like background, links, text, etc.
  • Customize keyboard shortcuts
  • It also supports labels and filters.
  • It is open source and can be downloaded for Windows, Mac OS, OS / 2, and Linux.

What's new in QuiteRSS 0.19.4?

In this new version of QuiteRSS 0.19.4 sand added to the reader the ability to share a link to the news on Viber and Telegram, with which the services to which the news can be shared are expanded.

Another important change is that a change of search focus in feeds or news when pressing Esc key, In addition, directory hiding has been implemented when searching for feeds.

Also when you are inside a news scrolling through content now fixes the position of the news headline.

Fixed bugs, including issues with updating some feeds and the collapse of the description of the news, in addition to fixing flaws in the implementation of the dark theme when I know how to set the background color, the label text and the background color of alternate lines.

If you want to know more about the changes in this new version, you can do it from this link.

How to install QuiteRSS on Linux?

For those who are interested in being able to install this RSS reader on their system, they can do so by following the instructions that we share below.

QuiteRSS is an application found within most Linux distributions and you can find it in their repositories, but in the case of this new version that has not yet been included in some, we must perform the installation as follows.

Who are they for Ubuntu 19.10 or earlier users we can add the following repository to the system:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa: quiterss/quiterss

And the installation is carried out with the following command:

sudo apt-get install quiterss

As for those who are already on the new version of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, we can force the system to use the 19.10 repository. To do this we must open a terminal and type:

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

And we add the following to the end of the file:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/quiterss/quiterss/ubuntu eoan main

deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/quiterss/quiterss/ubuntu eoan main

We save the file and close it. After that, in the terminal, we are going to type the following command:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv 5953B24A89672318017DBD68FD8D40FA4CF47E69

With this we proceed to perform the installation with:

sudo apt-get install quiterss

For the case of those who are Arch Linux users, we just have to type the following command:

sudo pacman -S quiterss

As for those who are Fedora users, installation is done with:

sudo dnf install quiterss

Finally for who they are openSUSE users, in a terminal they must type:

sudo zyppper install quiterss

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