- - Usenet...best programs
||04-07-2008 08:08 AM
I use usenet and am currently using hogwasher but the 60 day trial expires in 2 weeks and am looking for what most people use...
I need mutli threading and a decent gui, I have in the past used Linux and PAN, Kilibido is there any opensource solutions that are worth installing??
||04-07-2008 11:05 AM
Hogwasher is what I've used in the past and is probably the most fully-featured, but its interface is sorely in need of an overhaul. Thoth
was a particularly popular one at one time, as was MacSOUP
. Oh yes... and tin
, which is very highly regarded by those who use it. You could also try Unison
. Panic only first started developing it about 3 or 4 years ago and the early version was a bit weak, but they have continued to actively update and improve it, so it may be worth looking into now.
||04-07-2008 02:16 PM
You might also try out Thunderbird! You may think of it as just an email agent, but it has a fairly full featured Usenet capability too. I have used it in the past and been pleased with it. I don't do a lot of Usenet, so I may not have picked up on the current "hot" features for it, but Thunderbird certainly had the feature set I needed. You might wish to give it a whirl.
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