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Re: [vox-tech] newbie annoyed with tin



On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 02:30:10AM -0800, Katie wrote:
> 
> I tried the tin -r, got a "cannot connect to server"
> message.  So I tried creating /var/lib/news/active. 
> That didn't work either.  2am is a bad time to be
> dealing with this, maybe I just made a sloppy mistake.
>  What do I do? :-(

On my box, I've got a file called "/etc/news/server"
that contains the name of my newserver (news.omsoft.com).

I'm using Debian, so this may or may not help you directly. :)

-bill!
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