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Re: newsgroup readers

On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 08:51:20PM +0300, irvine@vuosaari.hai.fi wrote:
> Hei
> I have only ever accessed newsgroups using netscape under windows.
> I was wondering whether anyone would be so kind as to give a novice
> some advice on what clients are worth looking trying under linux.

slrn is a text mode reader that is highly configurable. I read a lot of
news and that's what I use in a terminal window under X. Practically
every different aspect of an article can be color coded to your liking.

> I here that gnus is very powerful but I am a vi man - I suppose
> I could learn emacs.
> Saw some screenshots of knews and it looked alright.
> Anyway, I await comments.
> Thanx in advance.
> t.irvine
> p.s I use X, but in an effort to keep things small I don't use
> either KDE or GNOME. I am quite comfortable using the command 
> line.

"Reality will not be fooled."
        --- Richard Feynman*
    Rick Pasotto    rickp@telocity.com    http://www.niof.net

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