The tin package provides a fullscreen terminal based usenet newsreader.

Files used by the tin newsreader

/usr/bin/tin Primary binary executable /usr/bin/rtin Symbolic link to the tin executable /etc/news/server news server configuration file /etc/tin/tin.defaults tin newsreader configuration file ~/Mail/ Mail directory ~/News/ Article directory

Configuration of the tin newsreader

Configure the leafnode setting

Edit the /etc/news/server configuration file to contain a line containing the leafnode server information:

leafnode.foobar.org

How To

Deleting postponed articles

The tin newsreader currently provides no quick way to delete postponed news articles for posting.

To delete a postponed article, press ^O to display the postpone menu offering the following actions:

Option Description y Spawn the editor for the named article Y Post the postponed article (without spawning an editor) A Post all postponed articles (without spawning an editor) n Skip this article q Quit the postponed menu

Select option y, to spawn the editor for the named article, now quit the editor without saving the file.

Error Messages

Can't set the specified locale!