Usenet binary "grabber"

Paul Trevethan plist at
Thu May 17 22:29:22 UTC 2007

On Thu, 17 May 2007 15:32:54 -0500
Charlie Brune <Ubuntu at> wrote:

> I use a program in Windows called "NewsBin Pro" to download files
> from Usenet news groups, and automatically combine and store
> multi-part binary postings.
> Is there an equivalent Linux program that I can run using Ubuntu?  I
> see that there are many "news reader" programs available, but none of
> them appear to have the capability to be pointed at a news group and
> just grab everything and decode the multi-part stuff like Newsbin Pro
> does.

There is 'Klibido'. It is a KDE based program, but I have run it under
Gnome just fine. It's a LONG time since I used usenet under windows but
from what I have read I think you will find it does pretty much what
NewsBin does.


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