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Description:

This plasmoid displays a flat list of several rss feeds.
Each item shows:
- the entry's title and an icon for recognize the RSS feed
- the first lines of the entry and one or two thumbnails when the entry contains images
- a footer with feed's name, author's name (when available) and a date of publication
When you click on an item, it opens the corresponding url in your favorite browser.

It is a pure qml plasmoid.
KDE > 4.9.90 is recommended.

known issue: the list is not properly sorted before the first update.
Last changelog:

6 years ago

version 1.1:
can be added to a panel.

version 1.2:
fix icons not always displayed the first time
add a "Mark all as read item in context menu

version 1.3:
fix a bug in favicons downloading
fallback to application-rss+xml icon when a favicon is not found
fix downloading of images with relative paths

drygg

10 months ago

Hi! I used this widget for many years, any chance that you will port it to Plasma 5? I miss it badly there. :,( No other widget I found displays multiple feeds with their title and description text in one widget like Latest News does.

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alvanx

5 years ago

Love the widget! Been using it for over a year. One suggestion: How about a refresh button in the context menu?

Thanks a lot!

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hipersayanx

6 years ago

Good Job :)

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megabigbug

6 years ago

@tbd
Can you tell me if 1.3 solved your problem ?

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gnumdk

6 years ago

It just ROCKS !!!

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gnumdk

6 years ago

But the scrollbar doesn't work ;)

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megabigbug

6 years ago

What is the problem with scrollbar ?

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gnumdk

6 years ago

Sometimes, it do not scroll anymore... Don't know how to reproduce;..

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megabigbug

6 years ago

It doesn't happen on KDE 4.9.97. I don't know if the scrollbar widget has been fixed or it doesn't happen because scrollbars in the plasma theme have changed.

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tbd

6 years ago

It was happening to me as well --on KDE 4.10 also--, but I do not know if it only happens when the list of rss feeds is (too) long. I configured it with list of more than 20 rss feeds or so, to be updated every 10 minutes and it was giving problems, even producing a lot of CPU load (close to 99%) and slowing the whole machine.
Anyway, this plasmoid is terribly nice -- almost essential for me.

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tbd

6 years ago

I'm still having the same problems with the new version you've uploaded... It's a pity for a must for me :(
If I guess something I'll say something here...

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megabigbug

6 years ago

I found a bug in the favicon detection, it sometime fail and go in an infinite loop.
I am trying to fix it.
Thanks for the report.

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Maldoror

6 years ago

Very nice!
This is one of the best looking RSS/news plasmoids I ever used. It is very slick, clean and fast. I wonder if there is a way to add it to the panel? Also it would be more functional if it could fetch data from multiple sources.

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Maldoror

6 years ago

Ok, I found that it is already possible to add multiple sources using a comma. :)

Thanks for the plasmoid.

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roctheme

6 years ago

Is KDE > 4.9.90 recommended or required?

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megabigbug

6 years ago

I must re-install KDE 4.9.4.
Does-it crash with the default rss feeds ?

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roctheme

6 years ago

Yes, it crashes with the default rss.

It is visible for 1-2 seconds, the plasma crashes and restart.

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megabigbug

6 years ago

I am sorry, I failed to reproduce the crash.

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6 years ago

version 1.1:
can be added to a panel.

version 1.2:
fix icons not always displayed the first time
add a "Mark all as read item in context menu

version 1.3:
fix a bug in favicons downloading
fallback to application-rss+xml icon when a favicon is not found
fix downloading of images with relative paths

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product-maker Count: 4 Rating: 5.0
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