Liferea is a popular feed reader (news aggregator) for Linux-based systems that has an easy-to-use UI (user interface) written in GTK and it can be integrated smoothly in Gnome-based desktop environments. Liferea supports many web syndication formats such as RSS, OPML, Atom, etc. It also allows users to read RSS feeds offline (offline reading).

Liferea has been updated recently to version 1.8.12 which is now compatible with the Tiny Tiny RSS news feed (RSS/Atom) reader and aggregator.

Liferea 1.8.12 Installation

Liferea 1.8.12 can be easily installed in Ubuntu/Linux Mint with the following commands from the terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:liferea/ppa 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install liferea

NOTE: PPA installation for version 1.8.12 is currently available for Ubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint 14 only.

Liferea Removal

To uninstall Liferea from your system, enter these commands:

sudo apt-get remove liferea 
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:liferea/ppa 
sudo apt-get update