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A non-interactive NNTP news retriever.
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December 30, 2001: RPM files are available, and the Makefile of 0.1.2 is
December 28, 2001: Release of version 0.1.2
July 13, 2001: RPM's are available in the downloadsection, and
newsleech.spec is removed from the archive
July 12, 2001: Release of version 0.1.2pre2, newsleech will now talk to
nntpcache and you can build RPM's using the newsleech.spec file
June 6, 2001: Release of version 0.1.2pre1, now you can define aliases
for often-used servers and groups (and more)
September 8, 2000: Release of version 0.1.1
August 4, 2000: Bugfix in script parsing, we now allow quotes in
scripts. (version 0.1.1pre3)
July 28, 2000: Initial public release. (version 0.1.0)
Newsleech is a non-interactive rfc977 compliant news retriever. The commandline user interface is simple yet powerful. It is entirely written in C and
it should be reasonably portable. Newsleech can understand scripts
in addition to commandline options.
There are two different ways to use it.
Here is a copy of the manpage of
newsleech. The README file is also available.
Here is the latest official release of newsleech. It works for me, and
it should also work for you.
- You can use newsleech directly from the commandline to retrieve a
list of subjects or some articles.
- You can write an 'intelligent' shell/perl/python script to retrieve
subject listings analyse them and download interesting articles or
downloading binary postings and uudecode them on the fly.
Local copy: newsleech-0.1.2.tar.gz.
Old releases and prereleases:
Here are RPM's for 0.1.2, kindly provided by Anthony Liu:
and the spec file.
Here are the old RPMs:
Here is a link to the
newsleech appindex record on Freshmeat.
Some links to other (somewhat similar) programs:
You can reach the author at email@example.com.
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