knews - Threaded nntp newsreader for X

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 11
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package filename knews-1.0b.1_13.txz
Package name knews
Package version 1.0b.1
Package release 13
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Category news
Homepage -
License GPLv2
Download size 215.89 KB
Installed size 564.09 KB
Knews is a threaded newsreader with an X Window interface that uses NNTP
to get news. Threads are displayed in a graphical tree. Full support for
reading MIME articles, except message/partial.
o Background threading of newsgroups
o Doesn't have to read the active file or group descriptions on startup
o A mechansim for reading the spool directory
o Kill file support with color blobs
o Regular expression searching in articles and the newsgroup list
o XPAT searching
o Can use different fonts and colors for quoted text and headers in articles
o Lots of action procedures that can be tied to keys.
o Supports multiple nntp servers
o Tagging of articles and saving or piping them in order
o Uudecode function. Not perfect, but handles most cases
o article text widget is able to display wide-character fonts
o article tree has a 'vertical' layout by popular demand
o experimental: Decoding of 16 bit encoded charsets
o Mailcap file support
o save thread data between sessions
o article prefetch cache and 'trailing' cache
o Less restrictive locking of the interface
o Message-id lookup of articles
LICENSE: GLP2 or later


Package Version Architecture Repository
knews-1.0b.1_13.txz 1.0b.1 i386 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
knews-1.0b.1_13.txz 1.0b.1 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
knews-1.0b.1_13.txz 1.0b.1 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
knews - - -


Name Value
faces = 1.7.7_12
jpeg-turbo = 2.0.2
libICE = 1.0.9_3,1 -
libSM = 1.2.3,1 -
libX11 = 1.6.7,1 -
libXext = 1.3.3_3,1 -
libXmu = 1.1.2_5,1 -
libXpm = 3.5.12_2 -
libXt = 1.1.5_2,1 - - - -
mp-letter = 3.0.1
png = 1.6.36


Type URL
Binary Package knews-1.0b.1_13.txz
Source Package news/knews

Install Howto

Install knews txz package:

# pkg install knews

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