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Delete old usenet threads

Logged in at Google, I can delete old messages in Google Groups that were written by me. Is there a way to remove a complete thread that was opened by me (years ago) directly on the NNTP server that ...
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How do I change the password for an NNTP server in Thunderbird?

Running Thunderbird 8.0 on Windows 7 Pro 64 bit. I have an NNTP server that has public and private forums on it. I thus have two accounts set up, one for NNTP with no credentials, and one with a ...
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maillist to (local) NNTP server gateway

Does anybody know a maillist to (local) NNTP gateway software? Some maillist systems like Mailman provide to interface the maillist they manage with (a) NNTP (system). This of course can be configured ...
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How exactly do usenet/nntp/newsgroups work?

I recently found a new way to share files, and I am curious about how exactly this may work. For example, I gained access to my ISP's nntp server. Is anything I see on my ISP's server stored on their ...
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Trying to make a news server on windows 7

I'm trying to make a news server for my residency (we are all connected to the same server). I wanted to do a NNTP server but I can't find a way to do it on Win7. Do you have any idea of how to make ...
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Simple NNTP client for Ubuntu

I need to download a particular NNTP group. I do not need to setup any crons, put group contents in /opt and other stuff. Just run <fetch-nntp> <server> <group-name> ...
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How can I participate in NNTP newsgroups over a (HTTP) proxy?

My company restricts access to the outside via an (HTTP) proxy. My Firefox settings for the proxy are working (proxy address + port as well as "use this proxy server for all protocols"). However, if ...
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Download discussions from usenet [closed]

Does anyone know a good (and maybe free) usenet client that would allow me to save all the discussions from one (or more) groups to text files? Preferably each post to its own text file. I need this ...
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Looking for good newsreader program [closed]

I am looking for good newsreader (NNTP) program, which 1) is preferrably free, 2) allows me to see older posts, not just latest, 3) can download posts for offline reading, 4) has good ...