There's fairly good documentation around, but most help I found at news.software.nntp
Even if you do manage to run a news server by reading man pages or FAQs, pay the group a visit. The wealth of knowledge there is great.
Nice Software, Poor Documentation.
This beast is a great piece of software; and it is a huge beast. It is really fast and really solid. Too bad the documentation sucks for the 2.2 series. The 2.2.1 install docs are all wrong. Good luck with it.
An open, cross-platform journaling program.
A scientific plotting package.