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How to install Fluent Reader?

A few days ago we talked about the RSS reader Fluent Reader, where we talked about the application and its features. Also, as its modern user interface, which is inspired by Fluent Design System. In addition, it is possible to mark articles as read or highlighted in an automatic way. It is also important to note that Fluent Reader is a free and open-source RSS feed reader. It is available for Windows, MacOS, and Linux. However, on this occasion, it is to know how to install Fluen Reader.

On the other hand, if you want to know more about the application, we leave you the link to the article. Click here.

How to install Fluent Reader on Linux?

Fluent can be installed in three different ways. They are quite simple, but there is also the possibility of compiling the source code.

Fluen Reader mediante Snap

The first method of installation is with the help of Snap packages. In order to install the application on the system, you must have Snap support added to the system. Also, if you do not have the support added, you can follow the instructions detailed on its official website. Through the following link.

Now, once the basic installations have been carried out, the user must open the terminal and execute the following command:

sudo snap install fluent-reader –beta

Fluen Reader por los paquetes de Flatpak

The second method to install Fluent Reader on Linux is through Flatpak packages. Likewise, in order to perform this installation method, you must have Flatpak support added to your system.

Likewise, to install the Fluent Flatak package, the user must open a terminal and enter the following command:

flatpak install flathub me.hyliu.fluentreader

Fluen Reader from AppImage package

The last method to install the Fluent application is to download the AppImage package of the application. And simply give run permission to be able to launch Fluent on the system.

On the other hand, to obtain the latest AppImage package, the user must go to the following link.

At the moment, the application is in version 9.0.1 and to download that package. The user will open the terminal and insert the following:

wget https://github.com/yang991178/fluent-reader/releases/download/v0.9.1-beta/Fluent.Reader.0.9.1.AppImage

They give execution permissions with:

sudo chmod +x Fluent.Reader.0.9.1.AppImage

Finally, we launch the application with:

Fluent Reader
Fluent Reader

And with this, we already have Fluent Reader installed, by downloading the AppImage packages.


The three methods of installation are quite simple, aimed at users who are not so experienced. Also included is the link about adding Snap support through its official website.

On the other hand, it is important to highlight as it was also mentioned in the article where we talked about the application. That this application is still in the beta phase but it is usable.

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