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Anyone recommend a feed reader?

 
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I'm finding more and more blogs and stuff that I would like to keep an eye on, but I'm getting fed up with clicking through to a bunch of bookmarked web sites to see if anything is new. Pretty much all of these sites offer RSS (or RDF, or Atom, etc.) feeds, so I reckon I need some sort of feed reader, or aggregator, or portal, or whatever it might be called.
Does anyone have any suggestions? I mostly use Windows 2000 as a client system, although a server-based one with a web interface that runs under Linux would also be appropriate. Obviously free would be good, but I'll also consider compelling non-free alternatives.
What do you use for this?
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I use http://www.rssowl.org/ .
There might be better stuff, but its enough for me.
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Thanks for the suggestion. I've given it a try, and I'll certainly use it until I find something better.
It does seem a bit clunky, though. I can't get it to show dates for entries, or aggregate a bunch of feeds into a single list for easy browsing. And adding/editing the "favourites" seems to be a pain.
 
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I'm using bloglines.com, which is an online feed aggregator. They also have a nice utility called Bloglines Notifier which is available as a standalone application (the Windows version sits in the system tray, for example) and as a browser plugin (Mozilla/FireFox), telling when some of your feeds have new stuff posted.
 
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I tried sharp reader and I am very happy with it, though it requires you to install the .net framework.
 
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I've just spent a happy few hours configuring a bunch of feeds into bloglines. So far I generally like it. Some things (grouping, deleting, reordering feeds in your feed list for example) are a bit clumsy, but that's the web interface for you. I also think it's gone a bit far in opening a new window for absolutely everything...

I certainly discovered a whole bunch of feeds that I was unaware of, which is what's taking up more time than I can reall afford, right now :roll:
 
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