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offrss - Offline RSS reader

Features:

Usage

Write a file named feedurls.txt, with contents like this:

# Syntax:
# # A comment
# - Section name
# feedid http://wherever.com/feed/atom
# (the url starts at the last space of the line, so feedid can freely have spaces)
- Còmic
dilbert http://feeds.feedburner.com/DilbertDailyStrip
ru_nichtlustig http://www.livejournal.com/users/ru_nichtlustig/data/rss
- Informàtica
lwn http://lwn.net/headlines/newrss
LOR http://feeds.feedburner.com/org/LOR?format=xml

From the directory of that feedurls.txt file, run offrss -u to get the feeds. Run this online every time you want to get new feeds from the URLs.

Run offrss -w and visit the URL given with your browser to use the reader offline. If you have the environment variable WEBBROWSER=firefox it will even open firefox for you.

All files downloaded, and the state of the reader, will go into the files/ subdirectory. You can use rsync or unison to sync that between systems, or even use a simple tarball.

Download

Latest version: offrss v1.3 AGPLv3+ 34KiB - ChangeLog

For current development, you have two options:

Building

This depends on a POSIX OS API, libcurl, libnxml and libmrss. After having all that, you should be able to run make to build it.

If you don't have podofo in the system, you will have to edit the first lines of the Makefile to disable the pdf support. You will find a comment about that there.

License

I chose to publish the code under GNU Affero GPL 3 or later (at your option).

Author

Lluís Batlle i Rossell - viriketoX@gmailX.comX (without Xs)