A feedreader is a type of software that allows users to subscribe to and view RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds from various websites. A GUI (Graphical User Interface) feedreader is a version of the software that has a visual interface, making it easier for users to navigate and interact with the program. A desktop RSS client is a feedreader that is installed on a user’s computer, as opposed to a web-based version that is accessed through a browser.
A GUI desktop RSS client typically allows users to subscribe to a variety of RSS feeds, view and organize them in a user-friendly interface, and customize their experience through settings and preferences. Some popular features of GUI desktop RSS clients include the ability to mark items as read, search through feed content, and set up notifications for new items.
feedreader Command Examples
1. Print the count of unread articles:
# feedreader --unreadCount
2. Add a URL for a feed to follow:
# feedreader --addFeed=feed_url
3. Grab a specific article using its URL:
# feedreader --grabArticle=article_url
4. Download all images from a specific article:
# feedreader --url=feed_url --grabImages=article_path
5. Play media from a URL:
# feedreader --playMedia=article_url