Questions tagged [google-groups]

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Filter in gmail by member of google group

Scenario: frank@example.com and alice@example.com belong to google group hr@example.com. Both of them send important memos to the whole company. Until today, I had been able to search for important HR ...
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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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Gmail Filtering Wildcard for Mailing Lists in Domain

I'm trying to write a gmail filter which will only catch emails sent to any mailing list @example.com. I tried list:*@example.com, but this will catch an email sent directly to me avallee@example....
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Unable to Sign into Google Chrome and also unable to open some Google sites

I'm using both Ubuntu and Windows, I'm having problems with signing into Google Chrome to sync my user data across different computers and my mobile phone (I've stopped using my phone a while ago). ...
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Google groups -> newsgroups? [closed]

I' news with the newsgroups, can we use google groups like a newsgroup (for read in thunderbird for example) ?
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My Gmail email to a Google group gets there, but I don't get a copy in Mail.app

I have my Gmail account set up as IMAP and use Mac Mail on 10.6. When I post as a member to a Google group using my gmail address, I do not get my copy back from the google group in Mac Mail. I do ...
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Google Groups unable to resolve host

I am not able to get to Google Groups using my desktop, though my smartphone is able to access the site. This webpage is not available. The webpage at http://groups.google.com/grphp?hl=en might be ...
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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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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 (http://groups.google.com/...
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Thunderbird 3 via GMail IMAP to Google Groups: sent items do not show up

I use Thunderbird 3 with my GMail account using IMAP. When I send messages via Thunderbird to Google Groups I am subscribed to, my own messages do no appear in threads. Looking at the same threads in ...
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How do you interact with Google Groups? [closed]

I've been using Google Groups to follow a few communities that I am interested in. I've just been looking at it directly on the google groups web site. However, I really find the site to be clumsy ...
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Do Groups in Google Apps for Your Domain archive email like in Google Groups?

In Google Apps for Your Domain, Groups of users may be created to act as a mailing list. Right now, we're still using a separate Google Group to archive our email discussions. I'd like to do away ...
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Opera: reading Google Groups?

Is it possible to read Google Groups in Opera's newsreader? If so, how is it setup? Platform: Opera 9.64, Windows XP 64 bit SP2, 8 GB RAM.
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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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Google Groups layout problem

I have this strange problem when browsing Google Groups. The sidebar, the one displaying the various menu options, like Home, Discussions, Pages, is rendered on the left side of the page on top of the ...
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Google groups rendering ads over the top of the post I'm trying to read

I'm trying to read this but Google's layout is rendering a menu and collection of text ads over the top left of the post so I can't read it. Does anyone know how to fix this so I can see the content? ...
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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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