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access usenet through evolution

  Date: Jan 02    Category: Unix / Linux / Ubuntu    Views: 373
  

how can i access usenet through evolution? thanks.

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Answer #1    Answered On: Jan 02    

Have you considered using PAN? It is a dedicated newsreader and
handles binary files very well. I think you might find it much more
suitable for interfacing with the Usenet. It is easily installable
via the add applications menu.

 
Answer #2    Answered On: Jan 02    

NERD: never heard of it, but i'll give it a whirl.
i suppose i should have gone to the add/remove and just typed in USENET
heh. thanks!

 
Answer #3    Answered On: Jan 02    

Thunderbird and Evolution and cannot get them to
access the server or download the lists. I have tried 7.04 and 7.10 all
up to date Yet I use the same settings/server on similar progs on XP
and they work fine. Some setting is blocking access. I have even tried
opening port 119 on the router and that made no difference. Any
suggestions would be welcome.

 
Answer #4    Answered On: Jan 02    

I log on to the Usenet with both XP and with Ubuntu 7.10 - Gutsy
Gibbon. I am a complete dunce at Linux, but Pan is working great for
me.

If you connect to the Web, I would suspect that the username and
password and/or the server name would bear close scrutiny. I use
Usenetserver and it is very unforgiving if I don't have the logon
script just right.

 
Answer #5    Answered On: Jan 02    

I use Thunderbird and the account setting are no different to those on
XP or Vista. Can you go to your ISP online and get mail?

 
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