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iiv 04-24-2008 03:23 AM

RSS on console
In search of a nice console GPL'ed RSS client, created this topic. I don't need just graphical functionality turned into ASCII text, just commandline.


Bourdieu 04-24-2008 08:05 AM

I found this newsbeuter

But I cannot build it for the moment since the required stfl library doesn't compile. The problem comes from the ruby binding. If I deactivate it, it builds normally with python and perl bindings.

rworkman 04-24-2008 09:15 AM

pdw_hu 04-24-2008 10:49 AM

Another vote for snownews. It's just the thing a true slacker needs :)

Bourdieu 04-24-2008 11:35 AM


Originally Posted by rworkman (Post 3131416)

I tried this SlackBuild too for newsbeuter but it fails because of ruby. The only solution I found was to pass FOUND_RUBY=0 to stfl and newsbeuter at compile time.

iiv 04-30-2008 05:12 AM

Thanks for snownews. But this was not what I need, because still it is not doing what I want:

user@host:~$ iwantlatestrss
hire it is:
--in bla bla:
  - new sw was released
  - bug fixed
  - archive updated
--in foobar:
  - search
  - hide
  - destroy
user@host:~$ iwantlatestrss | i | run | it | through | series | of | pipe | text | filters

With snownews currently it is not possible.

Randux 05-02-2008 07:54 AM

Then use wget and parse the XML that comes back.

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