Modern desktop application designed to complement existing web-based RSS accounts.
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FeedReader is a modern desktop application designed to complement existing web-based RSS accounts. It combines all the advantages of web based services like synchronisation across all your devices with everything you expect from a modern desktop application.

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  • build-essential
  • meson
  • ninja-build
  • vala (>=0.38)
  • pkg-config
  • libgirepository1.0-dev
  • libgtk-3-dev (>= 3.22)
  • libsoup2.4-dev
  • libjson-glib-dev
  • libwebkit2gtk-4.0-dev (>=2.20)
  • libsqlite3-dev
  • libsecret-1-dev
  • libnotify-dev
  • libxml2-dev
  • libunity-dev (optional)
  • librest-dev
  • libgee-0.8-dev
  • libgstreamer1.0-dev
  • libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-dev (gstreamer-pbutils-1.0)
  • libgoa-1.0-dev (>= 3.20)
  • libcurl-dev
  • libpeas-dev

How to install

Arch Linux :

pacman -S feedreader

Fedora :

sudo dnf install feedreader

Solus :

sudo eopkg it feedreader

openSUSE :

sudo zypper install feedreader

Ubuntu :

The easiest way to install the latest FeedReader right now is to build from source, which you can do with this script:

curl | bash 

On Ubuntu 18.10 or newer you can install FeedReader with

sudo apt install feedreader

Debian Testing :

sudo apt install feedreader


FeedReader is now availble as Flatpak and should be installable on all major Linux distributions that support the Flatpak Application Framework eg. Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, elementaryOS, Arch, openSuSE, Mageia and many more.

For more information about Flatpak and how to use or install it for your distribution see the Flatpak webpage.

Besides installing the Flatpak Framework, you should also install the following portal packages using your distributions package manager:

  • xdg-desktop-portal
  • xdg-desktop-portal-gtk

Via Flathub

Make sure to follow the Flatpak setup guide for your distribution before installing FeedReader. You must ensure Flatpak is installed and add the Flathub repo. Then you can run:

flatpak install flathub org.gnome.FeedReader

Manual installation

git clone --recursive
cd ./FeedReader
meson builddir --prefix=/usr
sudo ninja -C builddir install

Arch Linux users can build the latest version using yaourt -S feedreader-git