Ubuntu 16.04: Install Tiny Tiny RSS

This article will describe installing Tiny Tiny RSS which is a RSS reader running on server.

1 Install mysql-server and php-mbstring

Install mysql-server which creates tt-rss database. Install php-mbstring which is used by tt-rss.

$ sudo apt install -y mysql-server php-mbstring

Input MySQL password.

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Confirm MySQL password.

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2 Install tt-rss

Install tt-rss which is Tiny Tiny RSS.

$ sudo apt install -y tt-rss

Configuration dialog is displayed.

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Input tt-rss database password. This is different from MySQL password.

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Confirm tt-rss database password.

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Select httpd running tt-rss. This article will select apache2. Select apache2 with space key and press Enter key.

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Input tt-rss URL. IP address can be used instead of server name.

http://<server>/tt-rss

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Accessing URL displays the following page.

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3 Change admin user password

Change admin user default password. Login to tt-rss with setting "Login:" to admin and "Password:" to password.

Click "Preferences" at upper right Actions.

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Click admin user at Users tab.

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Input admin user password and click Save.

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4 Add user

Click "Create user" user at Users tab of "Preferences".

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Input user name.

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New user is added. Please set user pass password.

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5 Add RSS

This article will use news from Linux Foundation.

http://www.linuxfoundation.jp/news-media/news/rss.xml

Click "Subscribe to feed" at upper right Actions. Input RSS URL.

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After 1 minite, articles are added.

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