Re: Of news readers, slurpers, and servers...
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Just what I personally use:
nntpcache (non-free but good software. I've used it since bo was
It's a caching news server and will read and post to multiple servers. I
have my ISP's server set up as the primary, then I grab a few groups from
an "inside" server.
Then just use any newsreader you want.
BTW, does anyone know how to make trn decode multipart mime/base64
On Mon, 5 Jul 1999, Jonathan Lupa wrote:
> I'm looking for suggestions on how to handle newsreading
> on my new debian linux workstation. =). I'm leaving forte Agent
> behind in the windows world and am a little sad to see it
> go, but here are my initial questions about unix newsreaders...
> First of all, is there are way to set up a local news server
> and slurp messages from my ISPs newsserver down to the local
> one? I'm pretty sure slrn is what I want to do the slurping,
> but I'm not sure what I should use for my local server. Preferences
> If the above isn't Possible, is there an all in one viewing
> solution that runs under X and can handle multiple servers?
> Given that my priorities are roughly:
> 1. Handles multiple news servers.
> 2. Can mark messages as "special" (so I don't loose the good ones).
> 3. Looks good. =)
> What would be my best news reader?
> Thanks for all the help! You guys are a blast!
> -Jonathan Lupa
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