[olug] News Server

Adam Korab adam at ledhazard.net
Wed Jul 17 19:50:38 UTC 2002

On Wed, Jul 17, 2002 at 02:50:30PM -0500, William E. Kempf wrote:
> I use COX for my internet connection.  I have a need to read Usenet messages
> from a computer not networked with COX, but their news server won't allow
> this.  In the past I've used NewsCache on my Linux box to suck news from the
> COX server and then have used NewsCache as the server from this other
> computer for reading news.  Unfortunately, I'm finding NewsCache to be very
> poorly supported and I'm questioning the quality of this server.
> Could anyone recommend a news server that can easily be set up to pull news
> from the COX news server?  It would be nice if it didn't pull the news
> articles until requested by a client in order to reduce the spool size with

I like Leafnode, but I haven't used it very recently.  I think by now it
may even support local groups.


"A workstation without a network is like a geek in a field all by himself.
It looks intriguing, unusual and different but no one will come within 20
feet of it." -- Sun help document


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