Re: [Evolution] How to configure Newsgroups
- From: Walter <mail walter plus com>
- To: evolution-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Evolution] How to configure Newsgroups
- Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 19:47:33 +0100
On 6/5/07, Walter <redhotwal yahoo co uk> wrote:
I have not found any help on setting up a 'Newsgroup' account but I
gather it is feasable by the correspondence. I have located what I
think to be the confuration and I get a response 'loading' but nothing
seems to load. I am missing some trick, any help would be appreciated.
This is the sequence I have tried:-
Edit; Preferences;Newsgroup folder; Protocol 'nntp'
Edit ; identity, email address (as at my ISP)
Receiving email ; server USENET.ISPname.net username 'username' at my
Sending email ; SMTP server address of my ISP.
You need to subscribe to folders (groups). Go to Folder ->
Subscriptions and select the account name you just configured for
NNTP. Subscribe to which ever group you want to by selecting the
checkbox against its name.
Hope this helps.
Many thanks for your help Srinidhi, I have just found your reply in the archive, strange I did not receive an
Well now I know how it is done it was straight forward but I had no idea of this additional procedure. I do
hope others are able to follow this procedure.
Your assistance most appreciated.
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