This has been working since at least Linux Mint 13 and is confirmed to work on the latest Linux Mint 18 Sarah/Cinnamon.

  1. Locate the libhunspell 1.3 (or whatever) library: locate libhunspell-1.3
  2. go there
  3. link to the old library name sudo ln -s libhunspell-1.3.so.0 libhunspell-1.2.so.0
  4. restart rssowl

Don’t ask me why this hasn’t been fixed in the software yet as it’s many years old.

By Serena

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