Five outstanding open source RSS readers


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The Internet has made the collection of news easy, and RSS offer a fast and simple way to keep tabs on what you want to know. RSS readers are generally single-minded tools that do exactly what you want: Keep you up to date on your favorite feeds.

But out of the hundreds upon hundreds of readers out there, which ones are the best? And out of the best, which are open source? Let's take a look at five outstanding open source RSS readers, so you can start collecting feeds immediately.


By Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic, The New Stack, and Linux New Media. He's covered a variety of topics for over twenty years and is an avid promoter of open source. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen....