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Re: [vox-tech] create news server



when i was using leafnode, i was using calweb's nntp feed.
i too recommend it.  access was plenty fast enough and the
technical support was good.

On Tuesday 07 May 2002 08:11 am, you wrote:
> 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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