Accessing Newsgroups

  1. Open a newsgroup reader, for example "Thunderbird". (In GNOME) Click on Applications -> Internet -> Thunderbird Email
  2. In the "Account Wizard", click "Newsgroup Account" (click Next)
  3. Enter your name and email (click Next)
  4. Into the server enter "newsread.ed.ac.uk" (click Next)
  5. That's a good name for the account (click Next)
  6. Check it's all correct (click Finish)
  7. Right click on "newsread.ed.ac.uk" and click "subscribe..."
  8. Find "eduni" (click on the plus)
  9. Find "eduni.inf", then "eduni.inf.course", then click on the tick by the courses you take.
  10. Click OK
  11. Click on the two new subscribed items
  12. and download the headers
  13. Done big grin

-- MikeSmith - 02 Nov 2009

Topic revision: r1 - 02 Nov 2009 - 17:39:26 - MikeSmith
 
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