rsstail

rsstail

TLDR

Show the feed of a given URL and wait for new entries appearing at the bottom

$ rsstail -u [url]
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Show the feed in reverse chronological order (newer at the bottom)

$ rsstail -r -u [url]
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Include publication date and link

$ rsstail -pl -u [url]
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Set update interval

$ rsstail -u [url] -i [interval_in_seconds]
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Show feed and exit

$ rsstail -1 -u [url]
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SYNOPSIS

rsstail [OPTIONS]... -u URL

DESCRIPTION

This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.

Parse a RSS feed and read it, in an output similar to the tail command.

OPTIONS

This is a Few Description on the main options for rsstail

-t

Show timestamp.

-N

Do not show headings

-Z X

Add heading 'x'

-l

Show link

-d

Show Description

-p

Show Publication date

-a

Show author

-c

Show comments

-b X

Where X is the limit in bytes for description/comments

-z

Continue even if there are XML parser errors in the RSS feed.

-n X

Initially show X items

-H

Strip HTML tags

-o X

only show items newer than X[s/M/h/d/m/y]

-u URL

URL of RSS feed to tai

-i Seconds

check interval in seconds (default is 15 minutes)

-r

Print in reverse order

-x Proxy

proxy server to use (host[:port])

-y ProxyAuth

proxy authorization (user:password)

-P

do not exit when an error occurs

-v

be verbose (add more to be more verbose)

-h

Help output

-V

Show version of program.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Rene Mayorga <rmayorga@debian.org.sv> for the Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.

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