FeedIndicator is a very simple application that brings RSS updates right into the notification area. It is basically an App Indicator that uses Notify-OSD to deliver feed updates in the form of notification popups which you are pretty familiar with.

Features/Screenshots Tour:

#Add Feed Dialog

#Control The Update Frequency

#Notification Support

#Advanced Options

To install FeedIndicator on Ubuntu, simply download the .deb (HERE), then either use a GUI tool (USC/GDebi) or run the following command in a terminal:

sudo dpkg -i <FILENAME.deb>