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    This app is unmaintained and no longer released by the KDE community.

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    KNewsTicker on the Developer's Xephyr Desktop
      KNewsTicker accepts RSS feeds and displays them on your desktop or on your panel

    KNewsTicker is a kicker applet for KDE3.

    A port to KDE SC 4 was started, as you can see from the image above. Unfortunately, KNewsTicker was discontinued for KDE SC 4. However, there are alternatives available, such as Akregator, which can be used stand-alone or within Kontact.