What is Rss-Aware?




It is a program written in python that uses notify-osd to notify you about updates to a website using it's rss feed and appindicator to let you access that post
Every 15mins it checks for new posts
For an enhanced version check out Feed Indicator

Rss-Aware V20110501-2238
DOWNLOAD *For Ubuntu 10.04 and up

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To install
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open a terminal
cd to the place you extracted rss-aware-20100909-2235.zip
run "rss-aware-install.sh"
it will ask for permisions to install the package "python-feedparser" which is needed by rss-aware
it will install rss-aware.py to your "/usr/bin/" directory will put the rss feed osd-notifier icon into /usr/share/rss-aware/rssaware32.png and it will also copy app indicator icons into "/usr/share/icons/ubuntu-mono-dark/ and /usr/share/icons/ubuntu-monolight"

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To run
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now run "python /usr/bin/rss-aware.py"
you can put it in your startup programs list, as the command to run use "python /usr/bin/rss-aware.py

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To add/edit feeds
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click the rss-aware icon and select "add/edit feeds" and paste your feeds like this into the file e.g.

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http://feeds.feedburner.com/d0od/
http://design.canonical.com/feed/
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Note, the garbage collector is turned off, cause it stopped links from working, so there might be memory leaks

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Contact
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Email: eunbolt ((at)) gmail ((dot)) com