newt – network news transport protocol (NNTP) client
There are a number of options:
Load the specified newsgroup. Default is
Number of posts to display, up to and including the most recent post. Default is 30.
Commands, as in
The address range can be:
to indicate a single message header.
to indicate a range of contiguous message headers.
The addresses can be:
to indicate a particular message.
The commands are:
Print the headers for the next ten messages.
Enter a new message, honoring the environment variable
Change to the specified
Print the disposition, date, sender and subject line of the message. These lines are suitable for selecting and sending to the prompt, in order to print messages either singly or in aggregate.
Print a summary of the available commands.
Without an argument,
Print the current message with minimal headers.
Print the raw message with full headers.
Reply to the current message.
Synchronize message list with the server.
Escape to the shell to do command.
Print the current message in quoted form, suitable for reply.
The environment variables
The list of available newsgroups offered by a given server
may be quite large. This complicates walking the list over
a slow Internet connection, and renders searching in real-time
all but infeasible. Grepping a pre-generated