Doesn't Linux have a decent usenet reader?
jimdageek at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 03:00:38 UTC 2006
> I want to avoid Gnome or KDE dependencies, because I need to keep
> things as light as possible on the old creaky warhorse, so Pan is out.
> So is there a good GTK/GTK2 based Usenet app that won't choke on the
> mega-header groups?
You can try to compile pan your self and see if you can only enable GTK
support (I haven't tried).
I was using pan for a while, including the new beta version rewrite.
However I find that it still sucks up memory and news some work.
I use GrabIt (a windows only app) and run it under wine. GrabIt is very
lightweight and runs well under wine.
Give GrabIt a shot under wine, I think you will be surprised at how well
it runs and how little resources you need.
American Democracy: One more candidate than Communism
JimD - Central FL, USA, Earth, Sol
More information about the ubuntu-users