Furius Micro Rss
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Furius Micro Rss is a small, lightweight and cross platform RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feed reader, written in Python using the Gtk tool kit.


Small and lightweight.
Cross Platform (Tested on Linux (Ubuntu 7.10) and Microsoft Windows Vista).
Handles RSS 0.9x, RSS 1.0, RSS 2.0, CDF, Atom 0.3, and Atom 1.0 feeds
Supports multiple language encodings.




* pyGtk (http://www.pygtk.org/)Ubuntu users can install using: sudo apt-get install python-gtk2

Download PyFuriusRssMicro.tar.gz

Extract PyFuriusRssMicro.tar.gz

Double click FuriusMicroRss.py

When prompted select ‘Run’



* Gtk+/Win32 Runtime Environment Installer 2.10.11-1 (.exe, 6.43M)
* PyCairo
* PyGObject

Download PyFuriusMicroRss.zip

Extract PyFuriusMicroRss.zip

Double click FuriusMicroRss.pyw

Please note: The Windows version is identical to the Linux version, however, the executing file has been given a .pyw extension to prevent the Python console from displaying under Windows. This file will work under Linux if it is made executable.

How To Use

* First, configure your feed list (see below)
* Selecting a headline from the list displays the synopsis in the headline box.
* Double clicking (or pressing Enter) on a headline will launch your default web browser and take you to the news page.
* Clicking the refresh button will refresh the current feed.
* Use the forward and back buttons to navigate through your feed list.
* Pressing the home button takes you to the feed’s home page.

Configuring Feeds

To add/remove/change feeds, open config.py in your favourite text editor
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