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Re: [SLUG] text mode newsreader, or a server?
This one time, at band camp, Rob B said:
Hi Rob. Hi SLUG.
>Could you give me some pointers re leafnode? this would be cool, because I
>could either use it as a news server, or read news over a slow dialup. How
>does leafnode download the groups, through a cron entry? I can't seem to
>get fetchnews to grab the files either.
well, apt-get install leafnode
dpkg will ask you all the relevant questions, and set it up nicely.
/usr/sbin/fetchnews is usually run from /etc/init.d/ip-up or every
morning with the cron.daily, depending on how it's set up.
If you're not using debian, YMWV ;)
Look in /etc/news/leafnode/config, for the server option, and run
su news -c /usr/sbin/fetchnews to manually fetch newsgroups. Read the
REAME, it'll tell you how to add groups to leafnode's fetch list.
<Balial> This port may thing it's fortified, butt I seem to be mounting
a pretty good assault
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