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Offline DBus RSS reader

Project Description
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brss
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BRss is an 'offline' RSS reader written in Python.
It is a complete rewrite of another python RSS reader (Naufrago!),
based on the concept of service/client. It uses the dbus library to
enable communication between the service and clients.

Features:
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BRss consists of two applications:

1. brss-engine
brss-engine is a dbus service. Its main features are:
- periodically downloads feed articles, with their images
- notify on updates
- transparently replaces remote image tags on article request.
- search articles

2. brss-reader
brss-reader is a GTK+ client for brss-engine.
- Connects to brss-engine
- Keyboard feed and article navigation (à la Thunderbird)
- full-screen article viewing
- Article search engine


INSTALL:
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Reminder: BRss is still "alpha" software. Use at your own risks.

BRss requires the following python modules to run.

python-gobject
python-feedparser
python-sqlite3
python-dbus

How to install this modules may vary depending on your distribution.
In Archlinux run the following command as root:

# pacman -S dbus-python pygobject python2-feedparser python-pysqlite gtk3 \
libwebkit3 libnotify gcc gettext glib2

1. Extract the archive

$ tar zxf brss-0.8.14.tar.gz
$ cd brss-0.8.14

2. Install

$ sudo python setup.py install

3. Compile the schema folder

$ sudo glib-compile-schemas /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/

TODO:
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The following are planned, in no particular order:

- Provide a proper install script.
- Documentation
- Gnome3 design guidelines compliance
- Better logo and pixmaps
- CLI interface
- DnD feed recategorizing
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