Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Quick Search: in
an RSS reader for fluxbox desktop
View unanswered posts
View posts from last 24 hours

 
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index Desktop Environments
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
ALF__
n00b
n00b


Joined: 30 Nov 2003
Posts: 66

PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2013 11:24 pm    Post subject: an RSS reader for fluxbox desktop Reply with quote

Hello!


Iam looking for a nice lightweight rss reader for my fluxbox..

I have used something called "rainmeter" on windows before, and that one is completely transparent, and only shows the text in small "boxes" directly on the wallpaper.


Does any of you guys know something like that for X/fluxbox?


Thanks.
Daniel
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
eyoung100
Veteran
Veteran


Joined: 23 Jan 2004
Posts: 1406

PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You might like: Fluxbox and Canto rss reader
_________________
The Birth and Growth of Science is the Death and Atrophy of Art -- Unknown
Registerd Linux User #363735
Adopt a Post | Strip Comments| Emerge Wrapper
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
666threesixes666
Veteran
Veteran


Joined: 31 May 2011
Posts: 1223
Location: 42.68n 85.41w

PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

xfce4 said 4 me to get liferea, i welcome anything other than this poorly crafted firefox rss reader.


https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Recommended_applications

says nothing about rss :cry:
_________________
cat /etc/*-release
Funtoo Linux - baselayout 2.2.0
consider this warning no. 1
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81Ku-vxIb3L._SL1500_.jpg
http://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/666threesixes666
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
i92guboj
Moderator
Moderator


Joined: 30 Nov 2004
Posts: 9752
Location: Córdoba (Spain)

PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am not familiar with that reader you mention, so it's hard to come by with something similar. But, if you are in the lightweight side of things, a look to snownews might woth for you. You can always run it into a transparent terminal emulator or something and stick it to your desktop to make it look like you want, I guess.

I, personally, after tinkering with lots of these, finally sat down with tiny tiny rss, which is a web-based solution. I ended up chosing this because news are not sensible material, so I have no problem hosting these on the cloud, plus I can fetch the news once (the web app does that for me) and read them in several places, there's even an android client for it. A killer feature is that you can filter everything you don't care about by content, so reading news stopped being a tedious thing for me. That also saves some traffic.
_________________
Gentoo Handbook | My website
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
franzf
Advocate
Advocate


Joined: 29 Mar 2005
Posts: 3839
Location: Irgendwo im Nirgendwo

PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i92guboj wrote:
But, if you are in the lightweight side of things, a look to snownews might woth for you. You can always run it into a transparent terminal emulator or something and stick it to your desktop to make it look like you want, I guess.

I also would have suggested a sticky transparent terminal, but instead of snownews I would have recommended newsbeuter. (it's in portage, too)
_________________
"der mac dennoch wesen geil"
Wolfram von Eschenbach, Parzival (Buch 1, Z. 7).
Ein frühes Statement gegen Windows.

My overlay
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index Desktop Environments All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum