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Re: News and News reader

Quoting Luis Francisco Gonzalez (luisgh@cogs.susx.ac.uk):
> I have tried to install a news reader but it seems to require that I install
> a nntp package. Is that so? Is there any way to get a news reader that will 
> connect to a remote server instead of requiring that I run a server locally?

Nearly ALL newsreader you may choose from dselect are capable of reading
news via NNTP.

slrn -h hostname (for example)

Just have a look at a file like /etc/nntpserver or so -- there you have to
fill in your default nntp server.


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