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# Petrolette

*RSS/Atom morning news reader ; Works at night too.*

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Read about it in French [ici](http://linuxfr.org/users/philippemc/journaux/avec-quoi-tu-lis-tes-rss-le-matin).

## Petrolette is a personal track-free online RSS news reader

Petrolette is a simple but powerful web app to view and manage various XML (RSS, aTom, etc) news feeds and present them in a nice, ergonomic fashion. I made it to replace the online news services (NetVibes, Google news, etc.) that I use up until around 2007, when they became bloated and **crippled with spyware**. It's a fast, simple and light system, and I've been using it for ~~weeks~~ years now ; It does what I want from a no-nonsense, every-morning-every-day news reader.

### Practical Features

Make the page your home page, and read it every morning. You know instantly what article you've read ; We're already on the web, right? Just click and read the article. This is *so much better than TV*.

### Technical Features

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- Automatic discovery of a website's RSS feed (called "source" in Petrolette)
- Creation of a source from a natural search query ("latest bitcoin crash")
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### LICENSE

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

*Icon by [Buuf](https://mattahan.deviantart.com/art/Buuf-37966044)*

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