How to install QuiteRSS Free News Reader in Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will learn How to install QuiteRSS Free News Reader in Ubuntu 18.04. QuiteRSS for the Linux operating system has an open source best RSS newsreader package. QuiteRSS is designed by Shilyaev Agor and Aleksey Khokhryakov in 2012 using the Qt programming language and under the GNU GPLV3 license. The main function of this application is to get all the latest RSS and Atom news feeds in real time.

Features of QuiteRSS Free News Reader:

  • It’s a cross-platform application
  • You can configure proxy settings in QuiteRSS free RSS feed reader so that they can work with proxy-based Internet environments.
  • Get Popups and sound notifications for all the new RSS feeds.
  • QuiteRSS support the multiple languages.
How to install QuiteRSS Free News Reader in Ubuntu 18.04

How to install QuiteRSS Free News Reader in Ubuntu 18.04

Follow the below steps to install QuiteRSS Free News Reader in Ubuntu 18.04:

Before we start the installation of QuiteRSS Free News Reader let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 18.04 using below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic InRelease
Err:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic Release
Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs
Err:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/aseman/desktop-apps/ubuntu bionic InRelease
403 Forbidden [IP: 91.189.95.83 80]
Hit:4 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian bionic InRelease
Ign:5 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease

After updating the packages & repositories now we are ready to install the QuiteRSS Free News Reader package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get install quiterss
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
cinnamon-desktop-data cinnamon-l10n fonts-lato gist hddtemp hwdata inxi
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 243 not upgraded.
Need to get 1,506 kB of archives.
After this operation, 6,400 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libqt5multimedia5 amd64 5.9.5-0ubuntu1 [293 kB]
Get:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 quiterss amd64 0.18.8+dfsg-1 [1,213 kB]

As you can see above we have successfully installed the QuiteRSS Free News Reader package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l quiterss
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
ii quiterss 0.18.8+dfsg- amd64 RSS/Atom news feeds reader

Now to open the application just type the command quiterss on shell prompt. Refer the command below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ quiterss
How to install QuiteRSS Free News Reader in Ubuntu 18.04

QuiteRSS Free News Reader

You can also open the QuiteRSS Free News Reader application graphically using Search your Ubuntu Application box. Refer the snapshot below.

How to install QuiteRSS Free News Reader in Ubuntu 18.04

QuiteRSS Free News Reader

Also Read – How To Install Google Chrome In Ubuntu 18.04 – The Fast and Secure Web Browser For Linux

How To Uninstall QuiteRSS Free News Reader in Ubuntu 18.04?

For any reasons, if you don’t like QuiteRSS Free News Reader and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -r quiterss
(Reading database ... 193668 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing quiterss (0.18.8+dfsg-1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2ubuntu0.1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...

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That’s all, In this article, we have explained the How to install QuiteRSS Free News Reader in Ubuntu 18.04. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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