Usenet is an Internet-based distributed computer system for discussion and communication

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How to access Usenet postings from the earliest days of Usenet? (i.e. the 1980s)

Context I've been browsing through comp.lang.forth usenet posts and have found some fascinating gems such as this one here on minimal Forth implementations. Makes me wonder if it's possible to ...
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Can I download all messages from the specific newsgroup via Google Groups for offline usage

Can I download all messages from the specific newsgroup via Google Groups for offline usage? Is there any application for such purpose?
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Can I download all newsgroup messages via Thunderbird for offline usage

Can I download all newsgroup messages via Thunderbird for offline usage? When I tried to subscribe for comp.std.c++ it gives me 7 messages only. I don't have any limitations in the settings of the ...
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Difference between Usenet and the internet?

I am quite confused about what exactly Usenet is. On the Wiki article, it says that Usenet is a "worldwide internet distributed discussion system." First off, if it is "an internet", does that mean ...
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How to install JBinUp in Debian 6?

I have a Debian 6 based VPS. It has 3.5 GB RAM, 460 GB HDD. I think the installed version was Wheezy. So I installed following : Java 1.7.0_45 P7zip-full / P7zip Downloaded JBinUp 0.90-Beta ...
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usenet server uses more bandwidth then I can measure

So here's the situation. I just started using usenet (server Newshosting), and I am on a bit of a limited bandwidth local network so I've been trying to figure out how much bandwidth I'm actually ...
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Add Sabnzbd to a subdomain of a website

I have a Windows Home Server 2011 set up that runs my various Usenet/Torrent program webUIs. What I'd like to know is whether or not I can use a domain name to allow me to access them when I am away ...
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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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Sabnzbd Installed on Linux NAS

I installed SABnzbd on a linux formatted NAS. Now the directory it downloads to is mapped differently on the NAS itself, because the path that SABnzbd knows about starts in it's own folder. If this ...
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Configure usenet peers

I want to setup my own usenet server on a low powered home system. I went through the setup guides and stuffs. What I would like to know is : A list of usenet servers whom I can configure as peers ...
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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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What keyboard-friendly news readers exist for OSX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free Usenet reader for Mac OS X I'm interested in keyboard-navigation-friendly usenet clients for OSX. I have tried (and bought) Unison and Thunderbird, but both of ...
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How to subscribe to comp.lang.c using Mozilla Thunderbird?

How can I subscribe to comp.lang.c using Mozilla Thunderbird? I do not understand such newsgroups much (I have no idea why they do not have a unique server address). What should the correct Server ...
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poor usenet connection although HTTP is fine?

I'm trying to fix my friends system. They have a fresh install of Windows 7, Grabit (usenet reader/download) and a subscription to astraweb and a newly updated router frimware. They are connected to ...
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Reading Usenet newsgroups on any computer [closed]

Is there any solution, beside Google Groups, to read Usenet groups (and post to them) from any computer? I am looking for something that is closer to a newsreader, with scores, mark-thread-as-read, ...
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Download discussions from usenet

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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Reading Usenet w/o Spam

I'm trying to read comp.lang.javascript. The group seems to be active with decent content, but there is so much spam in there. Currently I'm reading it via Google Groups ...
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who offers free rss feeds of the most recent usenet messages besides google?

Is there any site, besides groups.google, which offers a free rss feed of the most recent messages for any usenet newsgroup? I mean a service like the following: ...
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delete usenet message [closed]

How to delete message from usenet newsgroup?
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Good Windows Usenet reader which can get post count for all groups?

I have a need for a specific Windows Usenet reader which can list the post count for all the groups. Newsbin, a reader can do this but every time I try to read a message I get an error message which ...
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Portable Usenet news reader/client

I'm looking for a Usenet newsgroup reader/client for Windows that saves everything to its own directory. I'm aiming at a dedicated newsreader only. No "mixed" programs like Outlook, Thunderbird or ...
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How can I create a Usenet Newsgroup?

How can I create a Usenet newsgroup? I would like to create a Usenet discussion group in the Big Eight hierarchy. I am not interested in hosting a chat room or internet forum, or creating a ...
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How is a Usenet group different from a normal group for ex - a Google Group?

I've read about it here but I do not understand. What is the difference - UseNet group vs Normal group?
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Good Usenet client for binaries on Ubuntu ( like Xnews ) [closed]

I've been an Xnews user for many years. The reason I'm not switching all of my computers to Ubuntu is that I cannot find a decent Usenet client for binary files. Any sugggetions ?
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What is the current status of Usenet? [closed]

What is the current status of Usenet? What I mean is, do people still use it often? Is it as big as it once was? Basically, what's happened to it in the last two decades or so? I understand that ...
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Free Usenet reader for Mac OS X

I know about Unison. Are there any decent free usenet readers for Mac OS X Leopard?