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       rsstail - a Console Based RSS news reader


       rsstail [OPTIONS]... -u URL


       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.


       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.


       This manual page was written by  Rene  Mayorga  <>  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

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