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selfoss release 2.4 – replacement of Google Reader

Everyone knew Google Reader is going to retire on July 1, 2013. So I make a decision that I will not use other RSS reader service. I would like to have my personal Feed Aggregator site.

Selfoss is an OpenSource replacement of Google Reader. Look at the following features.

  • web based rss reader
  • universal aggregator
  • open source and free
  • easy extendable with an open plugin system (write your own data connectors)
  • mobile support (Android, iOS, iPad)
  • use selfoss to live stream and collect all your posts, tweets, feeds in one place
  • lightweight PHP application with less than 2 MB
  • supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and Sqlite Databases
  • OPML Import
  • easy installation: upload and run

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Pick the friends from contact list

Google Reader can let users share the post with the friends.
Actually, it is not the friends list. It shares to all the contacts you have.
But, not all contacts are your friends. OK
Google fix this bug now.
User can pick the friends from the contact list.
People that you add to the Friends list will be able to automatically see your shared items in Reader (remember, shared items always have a public URL).

Bug on Google Reader

I use Google Reader every day.

Look, the red 1, 2, and 3 all point that I have 7 new items. The 4 tells me:

Your reading list has no unread items.

I do have no new items in my list. Even I chose show all, and go through every item. I saw they are all gray. That means read already.
I try to refresh the Firefox, or restart the Firefox. Not work. I use Firefox, the latest version of Firefox.
I tried it under IE 6. Same.
This is a bug of Google Reader.
If you have same problem, let me tell you how to solve it.

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Firefox 2.0 release now

I use Firefox more often than before. I download the Firefox 2.0 when I know the final version 2 is coming.
I did not get the upgrade information from the version. In the official site, it is still old version to be download.
I have this link to download it from the Open Source Lab.
Choose the language you prefer to download.
I use English. It is about 5.6MB.

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