s-news - Simple news server for hosts with one or two users
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S-news is a simple news server for hosts with one or two users. It is intened
to supply spool and offline news reading for a configured selection of
newsgroups. S-news does the minimum required to maintain a conventional news
spool and makes use of suck for news transport.
It provdes a NNTP service and /var/spool/news for local news readers.
It supports any number of incoming news feeds via NNTP either by IHAVE or
Outgoing news feeds are made from locally posted articles and reposted remotly
It expires articles by how long they have been in the spool.
It has NNTP access configuration to allow and deny read, post and transfer
access to remote hosts.
It is very light weight and relatively easy to configure.
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The s-news port currently does not have a maintainer. As a result, it is
more likely to have unresolved issues, not be up-to-date, or even be removed in
the future. To volunteer to maintain this port, please create an issue at:
More information about port maintainership is available at:
Install s-news txz package:
# pkg install s-news