Supported PlatformsThe following list provides some short notes on the installation of Liferea on different platforms. If you have questions or problems with the specific packages please contact the package maintainter. Thanks to all the packagers for their efforts!
How to Install Liferea
|Debian, Ubuntu||There are official packages which can be installed by running
apt-get install liferea
On Ubuntu you might want to also check the Ubuntu PPAs for the most recent versions. They can be installed with:
add-apt-repository ppa:liferea/development apt-get update apt-get install liferea
If you are a Ubuntu novice user check out this video on how to install Liferea
|Red Hat, CentOS, Fedora||There are official packages which can be installed like this:
yum install liferea
|SUSE||Since SuSE 10.1 there are official Liferea packages in SuSE. Please use the yast2 package manager to install them.
Up-to-date SuSE and OpenSuSE packages can also be found here.
yast2 -i liferea
|Gentoo||There is a package in the official portage repository that can be installed with
|Mandriva||There is an official Mandriva package maintained by Tibor Pittich and Goectz Waschk. To install it execute
|Zenwalk||There is an official Zenwalk package maintained by George Vlahavas. To install it execute
|Other Unix Derivates|
|FreeBSD||There are always up-to-date Liferea packages (built by Hye-Shik Chang) at http://www.freshports.org/net/liferea/.|
|Cygwin||There is a Cygwin port from Yaakov Selkowitz.|
How to Compile Liferea
|Compiling from Tarball|
If you want you can compile Liferea yourself download the source tarball from the
SourceForge project page and extract it with:
tar -jxvf liferea-<version>.tar.bz2 $ ./configure $ make # make install
Alternatively you can check out the most current sources from the git repository as described in the next section.
|Compiling from Git|
Check out the code from git:
git clone https://github.com/lwindolf/liferea.git lifereaChange into the created directory "liferea" and run the standard autotools commands:
$ sh autogen.sh $ make # make installIf you have problems compiling the sources please join our IRC channel #liferea on freenode.org to get instant help!