How to install rssnotify
on Arch Linux

rssnotify

Joshua Brent Marsh (icub3d)

E-mail updates to a list of RSS Feeds (usually with a cron job).

Program rssnotify looks for changes to RSS/Atom feeds and notifies you via e-mail.

Details for rssnotify

License
Proprietary
Last updated
26 February 2017

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install rssnotify

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install rssnotify

To install rssnotify, simply use the following command:

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Get the snap store

Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

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