USENET Client Configuration

General Information

When configuring your news reader to connect to the usenet news server at news.sunsite.dk you should generally use these configurations:

Server Name : news.dotsrc.org (formerly news.sunsite.dk - which wil continue to work.).
Port Number : 119
SSL : No
Authentication: Yes

The username and password for authentication is retrieved as described here.

Below we have gathered some screenshots of configuration examples for some common news readers.

Outlook

Netscape / Mozilla / Thunderbird

When you have finished the setup guide click "manage newsgroup subscriptions". Shortly you will be prompted for your username and password. Remember to tell mozilla to remember your username and password.

Opera

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Agent

Sylpheed

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Gnus

Put the following into your .authinfo file in your home dir:
machine news.sunsite.dk login user@host.tld password 123456 force yes

And put the following two lines into your .gnus file:
(setq gnus-nntp-server "news.sunsite.dk")
(setq nntp-authinfo-function 'nntp-send-authinfo)

Pan

Gravity

Slrn

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