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:
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.