Well, it was fun while it lasted...

John dingo at coco2.arach.net.au
Mon Nov 8 11:53:41 UTC 2004

Bryan Pizzuti wrote:
> (Back on Windows for now) Sure.  Trying to add anything to the subfolders of
> the Applications menus doesn't work, even as root (which I enabled).  The
> launchers simply fail to be created, no matter what user I use (And there
> seems to be no other way to edit the menus in GNOME).
> Secondly, NONE of the news clients work...tried them all.  This might not be

Use telnet to chat to the news server and see what goes on. A little 
googling should turn up enough specs on the nntp protocol.

At the very least it should tell you whether is the service or you client.

btw Did you try tin?

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