[ILUG] Faster news reading
akawaka at csn.ul.ie
Tue Mar 27 01:02:01 IST 2001
Setting up a news server would probably be the best option, it means you
can read news offline aswell. Innd is pretty simple to configure for the
job, however there are servers designed specifically for what you need.
On a semi-related node. The newsserver recently vanished here in UL and
I'm trying to get a feed setup to skynet. Has anyone got any idea where
I should start looking to get a feed, who should you contact, do you
need to contact anyone?
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 11:18:24PM +0100, Leo Talbot wrote:
> Not exactly a linux question per se, but here goes:
> After many years of using a good old reliable university news feed, I have
> recently been forced to downgrade to doing it through my ISP. And it's
> not nice. It's bloody _slow_.
> So, how does one get decent spped on a modem. My current setup is with
> IOL (Nolimits), using tin on my home box. Is there some way of caching the
> news articles, so I only have to download thenew ones, or will
> I have to install a news server on my own box to achieve this.
> BTW, cc any replies to me, as I'm not on list at the mo.
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