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Date:      Sun, 19 Jan 2014 22:29:01 +0000 (UTC)
From:      Will Parsons <varro@nodomain.invalid>
Subject:   Re: Newsreader issues
Message-ID:  <slrnldokdp.1jp.varro@anukis.local>
References:  <lbe273$9fb$> <>

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Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> Walter Hurry wrote:
>> I have been using the Pan newsreader for years, very happily.
>> Unfortunately it won't compile on FreeBSD 10. I have raised a PR: 182203.
>> In the meantime, two questions:
>> Is there a workaround or patch available?
>> If not, can anyone recommend a GUI reader for Usenet? I don't need 
>> binaries, just text.
> I used /usr/ports/news/slrn many years back,
> it does at least compile & run on 10-RC5 (I just checked).
> (but I'm behind a fire wall so I didnt test further trying for a news spool)

slrn is a text-mode rather than a GUI reader, but it is an excellent
newsreader for text groups.  I've used it for years (typically in an
xterm) and would highly recommend it to the OP.


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