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Re: [vox-tech] create news server



I have a $5 a month shell account with calweb. It
includes access to the news server and one email
address. It beats the price of other pay for news
services.

Marc

--- "Shawn P. Neugebauer" <spn@ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> i've used the leafnode package (www.leafnode.org). 
> it's simple and
> designed for your situation (small # of users at the
> bottom of the
> news hierarchy--it gets news using the same
> protocol, NNTP, as your
> news reader).  there are other such simple news
> servers.  the
> key issue for you if you use this approach will be
> getting access to a news
> feed with the groups you want.  in the past, there
> were pay services
> for this; i'm not sure what the situation is like
> now.
> 
> shawn.
> 
> On Tuesday 07 May 2002 06:36 am, you wrote:
> > My small little local cable provider doesn't have
> a news server and I was
> > wondering how hard it would be to configure up a
> news server on my linux
> > box to follow the three or four news groups I'm
> interested in following. 
> > Is this something I should even bother looking in
> to or is there an easier
> > way to do this?
> >
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