knews - Threaded nntp newsreader for X

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 12
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package name knews
Package version 1.0b.1
Package release 13
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Installed size 575.74 KB
Download size 218.22 KB
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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
Categories: news


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


Name Value
faces = 1.7.7_11
jpeg-turbo = 1.5.3
libICE = 1.0.9_2,1 -
libSM = 1.2.2_4,1 -
libX11 = 1.6.5_1,1 -
libXext = 1.3.3_2,1 -
libXmu = 1.1.2_4,1 -
libXpm = 3.5.12_1 -
libXt = 1.1.5_1,1 - - - -
mp-letter = 3.0.1
png = 1.6.34


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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