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Help Wanted: Testing RSSOwl on Win/Linux/Mac/Solaris

As posted here at SourceForge's "Project Help Wanted", we are searching for people testing RSSOwl.

If you are interested in helping, please contact me directly via Mail.


RSSOwl 1.1.1 released

We are happy to announce the first bugfix-release for the 1.1 branch.
But RSSOwl 1.1.1 is not only fixing a lot of bugs, it is also bringing back the usefull ToolBar in the Favorites Tree to perform some global actions like "Reload All Favorites" or "Mark all Favorites Read".

Other features:
  • RSSOwl is now fully supporting NTLM-based Authentication
  • Solaris release is no longer using old Motif, but state-of-the-art GTK2
  • Various Performance Improvements
  • New language Thai added
Please see the Changelog at for a complete list of changes.


Update: Thanks to Kay, the RPMs are now online as well.

May the Owl be with you,

Planet Eclipse

Ever interested in the thoughts of an Eclipse developer? Have a look at the recently launched Planet Eclipse containing a lot of Blogs.

Thanks for placing a "Get RSSOwl" logo on that page!


Updated to Drupal 4.6 - Search Disabled

We have just updated to Drupal 4.6. Some plugins like the alternative Search Module ("Trip Search") are currently disabled, since they are not yet supporting Drupal 4.6. They will be enabled as soon as possible.

Instead of searching, please directly read the FAQ in the Help section.


About upcoming RSSOwl 1.1.1

Just wanted to give some information about upcoming RSSOwl 1.1.1. The release aims to be a bugfix release with the exception that the ToolBar above the tree will be back in place. Thanks for all the feedback on this issue.

I am planning to release 1.1.1 directly after Milestone 7 of SWT, which is dated on middle of May. Currently the SWT Team is fixing a lot of bugs. Some of these are also very important for RSSOwl.


Being on internship for 4 months

Yesterday I arrived in Zurich (Swiss) to start my 4 months internship.

RSSOwl development will not stop, but either not continue at the current speed. I already opened RSSOwl 1.1.1 in CVS, but it will not contain new features. It is intended as maintenance release to 1.1 and should get released in some weeks.

People interested in the changes, please checkout via CVS and compile it from the sources.