Then on Klibido (or whatever reader) your server address is your own pc, ie "127.0.0.1" or "localhost" and port is 119. Cheers well in most areas i am able to find a linux program that can replace a windows program, but this case i was not able to find anything that could match newsbin pro.Put in the username and password as normal for your provider. it's the only windows program i run on my computer. I had it running under Wine before, it runs fine except for the initial license entry (when you enter your key and hit submit, the program freezes).Hopefully they'll be able to sort this bug out, especially as ATA/IDE devices are getting harder to find. Cheers Easier to install a windows app in Virtualbox ;) BTW, I am having with PAN may be something else. I was considering installing Virtualbox myself, but part of me just wants to be totally free from Windows. I run Ubuntu Hardy on my laptop but I still had XP on my PC and I wasn't using Linux enough to get any benefit. Its major problem, like so many linux applications, is that its programmers don't seem to know about multitasking and threads. ) Second, its database management also seems to leave a lot to be desired. Seems as though these complaaints have been around for a long time and no Comeupance is the result.
Unison — our excellent OS X app for accessing Usenet Newsgroups and the many wonders and mysteries contained within — has reached the end of its road after years of faithful service. The market for a Usenet client in 2014 isn’t exactly huge.I want to move away from the Dark Side and use Ubuntu only, yet the ONE thing that is stopping me making the switch is a decent binary newsreader that downloads not just NZB files, but actually fetches headers, too. I just couldn't get either to work through SSL - followed instructions for stunnel4 (not the ones on this thread, I must add) and couldn't work it out.I did try Newsleecher on Wine, but it just hung and nothing happened - I didn't wait long enough to get to the registration screen. Hey Gui Guy I managed to get Klibido working with Stunnel with this thread: tlcstat If you're using/ creating nzb files for your downloads then sabnzdbplus and lottanzb do scheduling. PS: you need to set up a CRON job for lottanzb, so maybe sabnzbd is the better option No one mentioned sabnzbd yet? Edit: woops didnt look on page 2 ;) However, not everything is suited for nzb so I agree that a decent newsreader that does SSL out of the box is something sadly missing from Linux. )) and making the PC so un-responsive that it is unusable. After a while I realised that the transfer was dreadfully slow. I'll try newsleecher when I fire up my windows box next. I am not new to newsgroup readers but using one in Linux is a nice challenge for me. The one and only windows hold-over program that I still run (using wine) is my beloved Usenet Explorer. Cheers When I do use Pan(Easynews web *only* has 240 days retention, nttp OTH has 400 days)I think it's on of the better Usenet readers.A few experiments and a bit of googling confirmed that there seems to be a major drama with SATA and UBUNTU. Love everything else about Ubuntu, except be able to use a good binary newsgroup reader (another issue being able to use a good exchange client besides evolution, but that's some rant I'll save for another post). I am not quite ready to let go of XP but using KLibido to do my binary downloads, well Linux is sweet and I am running out of reasons to hold on to XP. Ninan is my favorite for NZB's which is sort-of linux-native (java) but there is SOO much more available on Usenet that is not covered by NZB sites. Using a client in Windows instead for newsgroup browsing. I have a little netbook that I try to keep all linux. SSL isn't difficult to setup and when I install new versions of Ubuntu with fresh installs I just copy the conf files to the new installation.I was going to post this in a software related group. A bit like the Big Mac really- promises so much but delivers so little. Responsive,fast, well structured etc, Then, after a few weeks, as more and more headers are gathered up, bang, there's the brick wall. Almost immediately it starts thrashing the hard disk ( I haven't a clue what it's doing, but suspect it's indexing headers (? I've learnt to leave a shell open so I can kill PAN when it goes stupid. Thanks Stunnel is pretty easy to use, just install from the repos.But it finished up a rant so I thought it better to annoy the girls and boys in the Cafe with it :) This issue is really bugging me, so bear with me; Why haven't we got a decent newsreader that provides a decent interface for binaries AND performs as it should in what we like to call the true multitasking OS? )) and making the PC so un-responsive that it is unusable. There's gotta be a newsreader out there that works!? I use a short (basically one command) script to start it; #!I look forward to your PAN thread - I'm still undecided on PAN and Klibido, although I think Klibido looks better and is easier to use.never heard of those before. And there are no automated housekeeping functions built in, AFAICS, to speed things up again. Using a client in Windows instead for newsgroup browsing. Seriously Linux is totally inept with the oldest form of Internet communication the usenet since the late 60's [sad] the original internet, remember Kermit?However, if you take the time to delete old messages, ie RIGHT BUTTON CLICK ON NEWSGROUP DELETE SELECTED GROUPS' ARTICLES Performance returns to something resembling normality. My other criticism of Pan is that it doesn't do SSL. I responded to this old post to make a point, it's nothing new linux usenet usage has gone to the sharts.