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Backups

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Maybe you should keep FEWER backups; it sounds like throwing away everything you've done and starting from scratch might not be the worst idea.
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kimmo
19 days ago
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No more nice things!
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wreichard
19 days ago
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I need backups of my descriptions of my backups.
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Covarr
19 days ago
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It seems the winning backup plan is no backup at all.
Moses Lake, WA
Lythimus
19 days ago
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"Maybe you should keep fewer backups" is my safe word during sex, because I know I would never say it in context.
BLueSS
19 days ago
I would have enjoyed this being the actual hover text.

Newsletters in your NewsBlur

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It’s been three years to the day that Google Reader shut down. And here’s a feature they could never build. Introducing email newsletters in your RSS reader.

You can now forward your email newsletters over to NewsBlur and then read your email newsletters right in your browser/phone/TV/tablet. A couple dozen users have been beta testing this feature for the last couple of months and everybody agrees, this feature is amazing.

Newsletters are formatted to fit all of your screens, so it looks just as good on the web as it does on your phone.

Here’s the best part. If you get a lot of newsletters, you can group them into folders and even train them to highlight the newsletters you want to read first.

Setting up newsletters on NewsBlur is easy. Just follow the personalized instructions on the web by going to Manage > Email Newsletters on either the web dashboard or the manage menu.

You might ask why not just subscribe your custom NewsBlur newsletter email address directly to the newsletter instead of forwarding copies of the newsletter. The answer is that if you want a single source of truth for where newsletters are going, you want that in your email client and not on NewsBlur. If you ever change news readers (and with new features like this, why would you want to) you’ll want to change only a single filter rule instead of dozens of newsletter emails.

And with this huge new feature, NewsBlur just became even better. NewsBlur has branched beyond RSS for a while now, fetching Twitter and YouTube stories even without RSS. With newsletters, NewsBlur becomes your single source.

If you have suggestions on what NewsBlur can help you read next, post an idea on the Get Satisfaction forums.

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kimmo
58 days ago
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mindspillage
45 days ago
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Stuff like this makes me glad to be a paying user of NewsBlur.
Mountain View, California
jcherfas
57 days ago
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Very interesting new feature: forward newsletter to #Newsblur. Will try soon.
claudinec
58 days ago
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Wow!
Melbourne, Australia
egoexpress
59 days ago
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Awesome feature! Have beta-tested it for a while now and love it!
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pfctdayelise
59 days ago
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!!
Melbourne, Australia
synapsecracklepop
59 days ago
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I was one of those happy beta testers and am LOVING IT.

I ended up simplifying my process using a "+news" alias (so I subscribe with myemail+news@mydomain.com). I set up a matching filter to forward them to my NewsBlur email. Seamless!
Atlanta
srsly
59 days ago
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Woah, this feature is actually really sweet.
Atlanta, Georgia
gradualepiphany
59 days ago
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Really nifty feature, thanks Samuel!
Los Angeles, California, USA
jbloom
59 days ago
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OH YES!!! 100% awesome!
Columbus, Ohio
sirshannon
59 days ago
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There it is! Samuel dropped a hint yesterday, I was hoping it was something like this. I like that it is implemented in a way that doesn't just take over all responsibility for the newsletters.
economyaki
59 days ago
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whoa
nyc
lelandpaul
59 days ago
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Whaaa - truly a killer feature I didn't even know I needed
San Francisco, CA
adamcole
59 days ago
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Oy, this is awesome.
Philadelphia, PA, USA
samuel
59 days ago
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Keep the ideas coming. What's next, reading on a big screen perhaps?
The Haight in San Francisco
jbloom
59 days ago
Weird request, Facebook/Instagram feeds. Both may be hard with Facebook's weird stances.
hansolosays
59 days ago
nested folders would be nice? especially for newsletters
samuel
55 days ago
You can move newsletters as you please, so they work fine with nested folders. New newsletters show up in the Newsletters folder, but they don't have to stay there.
chrisrosa
48 days ago
ooo...an apple tv version would be interesting.
hansolosays
59 days ago
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AWESOME!
Norfolk, Virginia
jqlive
59 days ago
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Thank you!
Beijing/Hong Kong
chrisrosa
59 days ago
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wow...this is great news.
San Francisco, CA
mlupo
59 days ago
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My inbox thanks you!
Canada
drchuck
59 days ago
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This is great for sites that offer a newsletter, but no RSS feed. Well done!
Long Island, NY
redheadedfemme
59 days ago
Cool! Thank you, Samuel. NewsBlur is the best money I ever spent.

Dilbert 2016-06-18

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Universal Install Script

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The failures usually don't hurt anything, and if it installs several versions, it increases the chance that one of them is right. (Note: The 'yes' command and '2>/dev/null' are recommended additions.)
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kimmo
171 days ago
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Excellent idea to run all of these in parallel. :)
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jsonstein
167 days ago
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one of them *has* to work, esp all running in parallel
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srsly
171 days ago
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I appreciate the lines,

> apt-get install $1
> sudo apt-get install $1
Atlanta, Georgia
kevjava
172 days ago
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Don't forget to run as root!
toddgrotenhuis
171 days ago
arghhhhhh
JayM
172 days ago
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:)
Boston Metro Area
Cthulhux
172 days ago
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Doesn't work on BSD since there is no bash by default. Pffff, universal!
Fledermausland
tante
172 days ago
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Universal Install Script
Oldenburg/Germany
superiphi
172 days ago
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Ha ha ha ha.
Idle, Bradford, United Kingdom
denubis
172 days ago
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This is terrifying.
Sydney, Australia
lamontcg
172 days ago
This is my job

To Taste

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Look, recipe, if I knew how much was gonna taste good, I wouldn't need you.
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kimmo
207 days ago
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JayM
207 days ago
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hahaha. Nice hover.
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skittone
207 days ago
:(. Can't see the hovertext.
sfrazer
206 days ago
"Look, recipe, if I knew how much was gonna taste good, I wouldn't need you."
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