Top Free RSS Readers For Ubuntu

I have shared a lot of stuff on RSS which includes a list on 5 free RSS Readers for Mac and this time I would doing the same for Ubuntu. Yes, I would be sharing few top free RSS Readers for Ubuntu.

Gone are the days when Ubuntu was just meant for geeks. More and more conventional users are getting attracted to this powerful open source OS. One of the biggest advantage of using this OS is that you get to use the huge number of open source applications meant for Ubuntu.

Top Free RSS Readers For Ubuntu


Its one of the most popular Ubuntu apps. And when it comes to feed readers, Akregator is more like a house hold name. It has a plain user interface without creating much of fuss on the desktop.

You can install it by the below command:

sudo apt-get install akregator


This is one of those Ubuntu applications which are just meant for Ubuntu and can be easily found in Ubuntu Software Center. Its a light weight RSS Reader which syncs with Google Reader and is simple and straight forward. The best part about this application is that it works offline.


Its called, Yet Another RSS Reader. It has an integrated web browser where you can type in any website and start browsing. And as the name suggests, it has nothing extra ordinary but features all the required specifications. Below is the command to install it:

sudo apt-get install yarssr

Filed under: Linux

October 10, 2012 by: Prasanth Chandra

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