May 012011
 

rss If you follow news sites or blogs probably you are using some online service or a program to aggregate all the news into one more convenient point. This is doable thanks to RSS feed.

From wikipedia :

RSS (most commonly expanded as Really Simple Syndication) is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works—such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video—in a standardized format. An RSS document (which is called a “feed”, “web feed”, or “channel”) includes full or summarized text, plus metadata such as publishing dates and authorship. Web feeds benefit publishers by letting them syndicate content automatically. They benefit readers who want to subscribe to timely updates from favored websites or to aggregate feeds from many sites into one place.

And today i’ll show you some programs that run perfectly on Linux that you can use to read and aggregate all these information
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Feb 122011
 

tux-terminalIf you want you can only use programs that run inside a terminal to make the most ordinary things you do every day.

Comfortable?

probably not, but on some occasions a program that runs from the terminal might help you … or for some of them they are simply better than even their graphics counterparts. Continue reading »

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