by Karsten Ballüder and the M-Team is an OpenSource cross-platform mail and news client. It
is available for X11/Unix and MS Windows platforms, supporting a wide
range of protocols and standards, including POP3, IMAP and full MIME
from the Mozilla group does mail and news. Although "news" in the nntp sense is
not mentioned on that page, see the
("Thunderbird is a full-featured email, RSS and newsgroup
client that makes emailing safer, faster and easier than ever before.")
Open Source Articles
on setting up newsgroups in Thunderbird
by Tom Morton does mail and news. Offline, threaded news reading and posting, POP3/SMTP
mail. Attachments and all that stuff. simple mail/news filtering,
optional expiry of mail too.
: one of the first unix newsreaders. Originally by Larry Wall (of perl fame)
and now maintained by Stan Barber.
by Apostle1 is described as a simple threaded newsreader written in Java
: off-line linux newsreader by René Pijlman. (not maintained)
: "Beside the usual features of a newsreader, slrn
supports scoring rules to highlight, sort
or kill articles based on information from their header.
It is highly customizable, allows free key-bindings and can easily
be extended using the sophisticated s-lang macro language. Offline
reading is possible by using either slrnpull (shipped with slrn)
or a local newsserver (like leafnode or INN)."
and many other new features since the old 1.2 and 1.3 days.
: is currently being maintained by Wayne Davison. (
(Strn was a variant of trn 3.4.1, most of it's features are available in
trn 4, and Clifford Adams [the author]says that he has no plans for