Saturday, 26 December 2009

How-To: Install RSSOwl 2.0.1 in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic

RSSOwl is a feature-rich RSS feed reader written in Java. To install the latest release in Ubuntu 9.10, follow the instructions below:

RSSOwl 2.0.1 running in Ubuntu

Edit your /etc/apt/sources.list:

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

And add the following line:

deb karmic main

Save the file (Ctrl+O), exit (Ctrl+X) and then add this repository's key to the trusted keys:

wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Update the packages list:

sudo apt-get update

And install RSSOwl:

sudo apt-get install rssowl

This is it. To remove RSSOwl from your Ubuntu box use:

sudo apt-get remove --purge rssowl

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