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Re: [leafnode-list] leafnode, nn, text browsers

On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 01:55:09PM +0100, marc* wrote:
> can you give advice on a linux news client for 
> text? can i read news with mutt? 

mutt is a mail client and can't deal with news. tin, slrn, trn,
nn are all text based news clients.

> i tried to do it with nn, but it says: "can't
> find active file". it sounds similar to a faq
> on the faq, but with tin. i tried that solution 


should work.

> too. i know this is not a nn mail list, but i
> don't know of another news text reader.

Didn't you mention tin above?

> 3. has any1 tried nn with leafnode? is nn a
> well-suited news reader for leafnode, or is 
> it too complex and performant?

nn is more for the kind of people who write their sendmail.cf
without template and with ed as editor.

> ps: i have some comments to do on the documentation,
> which i find obscure in several points (for a 
> news administrador neophyte). i can volunteer to 
> write something if the coordinator finds it 
> necessary. otoh, the config file is excellently 

Suggestions are always welcome.


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