RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a family of formats designed and used for delivering frequently updated content.

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Google Reader Play Alternatives with Slideshow

Are there any other RSS Readers featuring a Slideshow through the articles than Google Reader Play? Can be Desktop App, Browser Plugin, iOS App, etc. I'd rather prefer a non-webapp as I'd like to ...
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Mail.app - moving RSS articles to mailboxes

I'm experimenting with reading RSS feeds in Mail.app (on Snow Leopard) so I did the following: subscribed to a few feeds told each one to "show in inbox" created a mail folder called RSS, containing ...
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Is there a good RSS Reader for Linux? [closed]

I'm looking for a good RSS reader for Linux, something that is around the same quality as NetNewsWire for OS X. Is there anything good out there?
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What tools do you use to aggregate your Internet activities?

With the explosion of the Social Web in the last couple of years, I find myself producing more and more narcissistic, inane, self congratulatory content all over the place. What do you use to ...
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Linux RSS Feed Notifier/Ticker [closed]

Looking for an app to popup notifications every time a new feed item is added. Clicking the notification should open in the default browser. Can't seem to find anything, seems like there has to be ...
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Merging multiple RSS feeds into one

I have a bunch of RSS feed URLs and I'd like to create a single RSS feed URL that would contain all of these feeds. Is there a website that does this? Preferably a simple one (not Yahoo! Pipes, ...
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RSS Replacement

So I've been using Google Reader for sometime but today when I logged on I got a message that it will be closing down. I love RSS since it brings me all the content I like without having to search it ...
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How to fix rss in google chrome

I have version 9.0 installed. Whenever I click on an rss link. I see something like this: It doesn't show a whole page of pure code when I do this on firefox, any ideas on how to fix this? Or is ...
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How do I edit an RSS feed URL in Outlook 2007?

How do I edit an RSS feed URL in Outlook 2007? I tried figuring out on my own for some time, but I wasn't able to find a way. NOTE: I was able to change/modify all other properties, like Feed Name, ...
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How do I unsubscribe from an RSS feed in Opera?

I've got an RSS feed I've subscribed to in Opera, but do not wish to receive anymore. Normally, to do this, I would either delete it, or simply uncheck it in the "Feeds -> Manage Feeds" dialog. ...
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Auto-add PDFs RSS to iTunes

I have an RSS feed that published PDF files. Although I can subscribe to these in iTunes, I'd like to have them put into iTunes automatically as BOOKS and not as Podcasts. Rather than manually do ...
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Subscribe to feed in Thunderbird from the command line?

From reading around the web, it looks like Firefox's "quick view" of an RSS feed sometimes lets you "Subscribe to this feed using" Thunderbird. For whatever reason, that's not an automatically-added ...
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How to subscribe to a youtube feed from linux command line?

I want to subscribe to a youtube channel and automatically download new videos to my linux machine. I know I could do this e.g. with miro, but I will not watch the videos using Miro, want to choose ...
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How can I get the latest N posts from blogger RSS feed?

How can I get the latest N posts from blogger RSS feed, using the URL in a browser, or some javascript? Which parameter do I have to use?
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What RSS Reader can handle item-updating (JIRA search) feeds? [closed]

Thunderbird is a good rss reader in terms of being able to connect successfully to jira authenticated search feeds (where evolution-rss and Liferea can't), but really sucks when it comes to updating. ...
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Free software to alert me on desktop upon new entry in RSS feed [closed]

Is there any software I can use in the Gnome desktop environment on Ubuntu Linux 10.04 that alerts me of a new entry in one of my subscribed feeds, via something visual like a popup, glowing, etc.
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Automate Generation of RSS Feed

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a free website that will create an RSS feed for you on website that do not have RSS feed. Example of this is http://www.feedyes.com/ . But this is a paid service...
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Clipboarding Firefox RSS Links

How can I copy the RSS link which is behind the button in the addressbar into the clipboard? Left-clicking allows me to subscribe to the Feed with Firefox and right-clicking brings up the toolbar ...
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How to get RSS in Pidgin (Windows)

I would like to get some rss feeds directly into pidgin chat window. If you know any way how I could achive this, let me know. XMPP is not a solution, as it is blocked on my network. But anything ...
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In Thunderbird, using the Stylish extension, how to target CSS rules at messages from specific domains?

Stylish is an extension for both Firefox and Thunderbird, which enables user CSS rules. In Firefox, people use it just as commonly to tweak the UI as to change the look and feel of sites they ...
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Outlook forgets active directory authentication for RSS feeds

I am using Outlook 2010 to subscribe to some RSS feeds which require authentication using my Active Directory account. This works fine for a day or two but then Outlook forgets the authentication ...
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Is there a way to import an RSS feed into Excel?

I have a SharePoint site that has a list that I would like to get into Excel for status reporting. Can I do this via the RSS feed?
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What is a really good RSS reader for Firefox?

I need an RSS reader for Firefox that isn't crap, and it can't be web-based like Google Reader because I'm reading RSS feeds behind a VPN. I have NewsFox, and it's complete garbage. It eats 100% CPU ...
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How can I view unformatted RSS XML in a browser?

The IE7 option of unchecking the box in tools/content/settings is no longer working for me, weirdly enough. Does anyone have any other ideas how I can see the unformatted XML in either IE, FF3, or ...
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What are the common URL parameters I can use against an RSS feed? [closed]

I am trying to get a list of query parameters used in common RSS feeds. For example , if I was to query an rss feed as http://www.anySite.com/articles/ as an rss and I want the first 5 articled how ...
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RSS reader with windows notifications

I am looking for an RSS reader that I can run minimized in my notifications task bar and that will post a notification whenever there is an update to one of the feeds.
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RSS feed reader from the terminal in Linux

Is there a way by which I can read RSS feeds from the terminal itself ? Something that would display the titles and a link to follow. Or maybe a software which works from within the terminal.
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RSS “Newspaper” / Google Reader replacement

With the impending demise of Google Reader I've been looking at ways to replace it. I've decided that what might be cool is to get an email every morning, with all the updates from the last ...
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Why cannot I see RSS feeds in Outlook 2010?

Why cannot I see RSS feeds in Outlook 2010? I want all RSS feeds in one unified folder, so I have added my subscription to the predefined RSS folder. However, this predefined RSS folder continues ...
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Torrent autodownload using RSS

Is there a convenient software to auto-download torrents published in an RSS feed?
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RSS feed reader that supports filtering? [closed]

In the past I have been using Akregator and GoogleReader to read my RSS feeds. The latter is particularly interesting as I am not right to a single computer and that it supports social sharing. ...
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How to merge multiple RSS feeds into one, in Firefox?

I have a bunch of RSS feeds in Firefox. If you've ever subscribed to one, you'll know it creates what looks like a folder, which upon hovering, pops out to show the contents of the feed. I want to ...
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RSS to e-mail notifications?

There's a web site that's supposed to upload a video I'd like to watch but it could be in several weeks. The only way to be notified of any change is through RSS, but I don't use RSS at all, so ...
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Are there any alternative RSS Gadget for Windows 7? [closed]

I would like to have a minimalistic RSS Feed Reader for my Windows 7. For that, I think a Gadget would be a good fit. And there is the default RSS Gadget. But it is really bad, because it's animated ...
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RSS check and instant email when changes

I am looking to a RSS feed reader or system for Mac OS X that checks every minute or so the feed, and when there are changes it sends me instantly an email. Do you know about something similar?
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How can I subscribe (e-mail or RSS) to updates on a certain organization's Facebook page?

A favorite theater of mine releases new events using Facebook and Twitter only. How can I subscribe using e-mail or RSS to their Facebook page?
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XKCD Random Viewing? [closed]

I have discovered through my reading of XKCD that it feels funnier when viewed randomly. However, since I have read about 2/3 of the comics, that I am quickly getting into repetetive clicking of the ...
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How to change the location of a feed?

I use Outlook 2010 to keep track of a couple of (company-internal) RSS feeds, but they've been moved to a different location (basically, from http:// to https://) Is there a way to change the RSS ...
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Looking for Windows app/service to forward RSS feeds to email

I administer a wiki on a machine on our LAN with a private IP. This means that I can't subscribe to the RSS feeds from it with Google Reader as I do for all other RSS feeds. Up till now I have ...
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RSS feed from Hackernews

I am trying to set up an RSS feed using Microsoft Outlook from hackernews. Outlook is my mail client to check my office mails. (Email server using POP3.) But when I say Subscribe now, it it opens ...
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How to run a Bittorrent mirror for various torrents e.g. from XML feeds?

I have a virtual server which acts mainly as mail server. I wonder whether I could set up a mirror for certain files like Linux ISO images, conference talk recordings and other stuff. How could I ...
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How can I use pubsubhubbub to support a podcast?

Okay, I get the general idea of the distributed RSS model that pubsubhubbub uses, but I'm trying to think of a way to "support" a podcast with it. That is, I want to supplement the bandwidth of a ...
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Cross-platform syncing RSS reader application

I use a number of different computers with varying OSes at home and at work. I would like to be able to read my RSS feeds both places and have both places updated with read items, bookmarks, etc. I ...
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Alternative News Readers [closed]

I have used Google Reader until some point, but got really really tired of using it. It only takes a couple of days of a break to accumulate the dreaded "1000+" unread items, at which point I have to ...
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Mediawiki Releases RSS Feed?

Suppose I run a small wiki powered by MediaWiki. I want to keep mediawiki up to date, but in order to do this I need to remember to check the Mediawiki homepage. This can get quite tedious, so I have ...
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Enabling GZIP compression for Firefox RSS reader

I'm trying to view an RSS feed in Firefox, but am getting the following message. Your RSS reader does not support (gzip) compression. Is it possible to enable GZIP compression in the Firefox RSS ...
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How to open a web page in Mozilla Thunderbird (without using an add-on)

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird (version 15, on Windows) as a RSS client (I know there are others clients; I've used some of them). The problem (for me) is that some publishers don't want to include ...
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How can I set up an RSS feed to drip feed one new post per day from an existing blog?

How can I set up an RSS feed to drip feed one new post per day from an existing blog? So for example, I want to work my way through http://1000awesomethings.com/, but I only want to see one or two ...
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Emacs: how to start Gnus without fetching mail?

When you run M-x gnus it first fetches all mail and news and only then opens group list. I want it to start without downloading mail, just open the group list right away. I skimmed through info ...
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Is it possible to embed RSS feeds in PowerPoint slides?

I have a user asking if it's possible to embed an RSS feed inside a PowerPoint slide. I said "yes", but now I doubt this, and I have yet to find a way to do it. Is it possible or not?