newsgroup iso email for this list

Amedee Van Gasse (ub) amedee-ubuntu at
Fri Nov 20 12:15:42 UTC 2009

On Thu, November 19, 2009 21:13, Aart Koelewijn wrote:
> Hello,
> As asked:
>>On Thu, November 19, 2009 11:19, Aart Koelewijn wrote:
>>> I don't understand why people use email for this list when there is a
>>> perfect newsgroup, gmane.linux.ubuntu.user, for it. Using that it will
>>> not clutter your mailbox, and using a newsreader like Pan you get good
>>> treading. I started reading this list by email but soon switched to the
>>> newsgroup, I find that much more comfortable.
>> Interesting.
>> Could you start a new thread and give detailed information about your
>> configuration?
>> Do you use usenet only for reading, or also for writing messages?
> Configuration is very simple: with your newsreader you subscribe to
> gmane.linux.ubuntu.user and you can read the group in your favorite
> newsreader. You can also post to the group as long as you use a valid
> email-address in the From: header. Gmane will send all your messages to
> the email-list and will post all email-list messages in the newsgroup.
> Depending on your newsreader all messages are threaded and/or ordered by
> date in one place.

One more question.
You mentioned the group, but what is the preferred usenet server?

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