usenet configuration

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Oct 1 14:12:59 UTC 2009

Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at> writes:

> On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 4:21 PM, Aflatoon Aflatooni <aaflatooni at>wrote:
>> Can someone point me to what software I need to install in order to provide
>> a usenet service for internal users?
> cd /usr/ports
> make search key=usenet

Or better yet, "nntp".

I think cnews is still the standard server software, but there are a
bunch of alternatives that might be easier for a small installation.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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