RSS 16 projects tagged "Usenet News"

Download Website Updated 05 Apr 2010 INN

Pop 106.29
Vit 8.19

INN (InterNetNews) is an extremely flexible and configurable Usenet / netnews news server. It supports accepting articles via either NNTP connections or via UUCP, as well as serving out articles to reading clients via NNTP. It supports multiple different ways of sending outgoing articles to other hosts, as well as multiple different storage mechanisms for articles and article overview information via internal APIs. Compared to other news servers, INN is more complicated with a steeper learning curve, but is extremely flexible and configurable, comes with a large suite of supporting programs, and supports embedded filters in either Perl or Python.

No download Website Updated 28 Aug 2001 Postnews

Pop 13.49
Vit 67.94

Postnews is a small command-line utility written in Python that posts Usenet articles onto remote servers.

Download Website Updated 01 Feb 2004 Papercut NNTP Server

Pop 64.25
Vit 4.51

Papercut is a multi-threaded NNTP server written in Python. Its main objective is to integrate existing Web-based message board software (Phorum is one of the supported ones) with a Usenet front-end. However, its extensibility enables developers to write their own containers for the storage of the Usenet articles (messages). That means that the code is extensible enough that you could write new containers to integrate the news server with other Web message board projects or even other ways to store the messages.

Download Website Updated 29 Apr 2002 QNews

Pop 10.68
Vit 1.00

QNews is a gateway between the qmail mail system and Usenet. It allows an ordinary user with an account on a system running qmail to send and receive articles on Usenet via email. For example, you can post to alt.test by sending an email to

Download Website Updated 30 Jan 2006 NewsDeliver

Pop 18.71
Vit 2.63

NewsDeliver is a simple but customizable NNTP to email gateway written in Python. When invoked (usually by a cron job), it checks for new messages on newsgroups that the user has marked as "watched" and emails a copy of any new messages to the user.

Download Website Updated 01 Feb 2009 X Python Newsreader

Pop 49.04
Vit 6.25

X Python Newsreader (XPN) is a multi-platform newsreader with Unicode support. It has features like scoring/actions, X-Face and Face decoding, muting of quoted text, newsrc import/export, find article and search in the body, spoiler char/rot13, random taglines, and configurable attribution lines.

Download Website Updated 23 Mar 2004 MessageViewer

Pop 9.59
Vit 1.00

MessageViewer is a very simple GTK program that fetches and views one Usenet news message based on its message-id. Its main use is to quicky look at one article in cases where opening a real news reader and trying to locate it based on msg-id is too much of a hassle. It can also read the message-id in news:<id> or news:id URL formats, and can therefore be set to handle such protocol requests. It does not support authentication of any kind at the moment.

Download Website Updated 26 May 2004 INN ACL

Pop 10.95
Vit 60.11

INN ACL is the INN News server with patches for database administration of users and newsgroups and with Access Control Lists for newsgroups.

Download Website Updated 27 Mar 2007 hellanzb

Pop 54.61
Vit 3.17

hellanzb is an application that retrieves and processes NZB files and makes obtaining files from Usenet as hands-free as possible. Once fully installed, all that is required is moving an NZB file to the queue directory. Downloading, par-checking, and un-raring is done automatically by the program.

Download Website Updated 26 Nov 2005 spugnews

Pop 15.75
Vit 1.00

spugnews is a Usenet binary grabber. It has a simple command-line interface and the ability to perform rudimentary subject line analysis to group together articles that are part of the same file set.


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