Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Back in March I started looking for a new feed reader. I had been using Opera's built in RSS capabilities, but it didn't offer the control I was looking for. As a KDE user my first stop was Akregator and I never felt the need to look anywhere else.
My first step was importing my Opera feeds into Akregator. This turned out to be a simple process of exporting the newsfeed list from Opera and pointing Akregator to it. The import went smoothly. My only complaint is that the feeds were not automatically alphabetized. Once my feeds were ready I started organizing them by folder and was ready to go.
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