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What is this `Pr` or “Interest” property of an RSS item?

I'm using the NewsFox RSS reader on Firefox, and it started showing me a column I can't decipher. What is this Pr property of an RSS item? It seems to be called "Interest" in the column menu: The ...
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Is there way to receive alerts on breaking news that's faster than typical RSS readers?

All the RSS readers I've tried are slow, I need news within a minute or two of it being broken. Sorry if this is posted in the wrong section. Not sure where the appropriate forum is to ask.
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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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Free RSS Aggregation between Windows and Mac

I recently purchased a MacBook to compliment my Windows desktop machine. I am hunting around for a free RSS aggregator that I could use on both machines. Currently I am using Google reader, but I ...
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Change trn news site?

How can I change the news site (url) that the trn program uses?
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What's the easiest way to get text onto a Kindle?

I can send a bunch of documents as attachments and have Amazon convert these documents and send them to my Kindle. I do it all the time for .doc and .pdf files. But what if there's a long email or ...
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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 these end ...
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command line newsreader? [closed]

Does anyone out there know of a good newsreader that has a command line interface? I really like newsleecher but it is all graphical - I'd prefer to be able to script my queries. EDIT #1: As I ...
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How to get Facebook-Feeds in Trillian without connecting to Facebook-Chat?

I installed the trial of Trillian 5.0 Build 22 (I don't know if the version 4 Astra is any different). I successfully added my Facebook account so I can see my facebook news on Trillian and works ...
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RSS reader: notify me on keywords

Is there any RSS reader software for Windows or even some online service like Google Reader, that will periodically check feeds and notify me through e-mail when some keywords are found?
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Setting up thunderbird with tiscalli (for newsgroup access)

I have just downloaded thunderbird 3.0.2 and want to set it up to read newsgroups. My ISP is tiscalli. I have entered the News server address, but I still cant download any newsgroups - has anyone ...
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SMTP server setup on windows xp, IIS

I have my domain registered with godaddy. I want to send newsletter to my customers (around 5000). But there is limit to send number of emails per day. Can i setup SMTP server on my home PC (windows ...
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Good Windows Usenet reader which can get post count for all groups? [closed]

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 [closed]

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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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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De-Duplicate RSS Feeds

Does anyone know of a web service/desktop RSS Reader application that has some built-in smarts to de-duplicate posts across blogs? Its gets just downright annoying when you have 7-8 RSS Feeds on a ...
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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 indexing/...