snownews - Lightweight Console RSS Reader

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.0
Repository Network Utilities all
Package name snownews
Package version 1.5.11
Package release lp150.3.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 373.05 KB
Download size 138.46 KB
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Snownews is a text mode RSS/RDF newsreader. It supports all versions of RSS
natively, and other feed formats via plugins. It depends on ncurses and uses
libxml2 for XML parsing.
Oliver Feiler <>


Package Version Architecture Repository
snownews - - -


Name Value
/usr/bin/perl - - - - - - - - - - - -


Name Value
application() -
application(snownews.desktop) -
snownews = 1.5.11-lp150.3.1
snownews(x86-64) = 1.5.11-lp150.3.1


Type URL
Binary Package snownews-1.5.11-lp150.3.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package snownews-1.5.11-lp150.3.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Network Utilities repository:
    # zypper addrepo network-utilities
  2. Install snownews rpm package:
    # zypper install snownews




2011-12-22 -
- reformat spec file, fixing build
- add .changes file
- update license to GPL-2.0
2009-03-19 -
- update to 1.5.11:
* the output charset can now be specified with a command line option in case
the automatic detection has failed
* display of feeds that contain excessive tab characters has been improved
* it's now impossible to launch multiple instances of snownews
2009-02-15 -
- fix build
- fix desktop file
- build with -g to produce valid debuginfo package
- source bzipped
2008-07-28 -
- new upstream version:
* fixes problems with resizing on different ncurses implementation
* the display charset is now determined automatically
* fixes a bug in the network code has been corrected
2008-02-17 -
- new upstream version
2008-01-08 -
- new package

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