Good newsreaders for FreeBSD?

Joshua Tinnin krinklyfig at
Tue Oct 19 00:58:07 PDT 2004

On Monday 18 October 2004 11:10 pm, Christopher Nehren 
<apeiron at> wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-10-18 at 15:32 -0700, Joshua Tinnin wrote:
> > Well, I'm not sure about pulling articles from multiple servers,
> > but my GUI newsreader of choice is Pan. However, it never reached a
> > stable or "gold" version, and it has been stagnant for some time,
> > as the author doesn't seem to have time to deal with it these days.
> > Many patches have been posted in various places online, but the
> > version in the ports tree crashes frequently, at least on my
> > 5.3-BETA7/STABLE (previously 5.2.1) box. I'd love if someone good
> > at programming made it into a decent newsreader ... am learning
> > what I can ....
> Hmph. Just a few days ago I was thinking about how Pan deserves a 1.0
> version number because of its full feature set, stability, and so
> forth. It's never crashed here, and I've been using it since before
> 5.0 existed.

Really? What version of FreeBSD are you using, and what's your window 

- jt

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