RN commands - Internal newsreader
rn [-all] [-poster name] [group]
rn -post group
rn -last group #
rn -r group #
up a newsreader similar to UNIX rn. Just typing rn
by itself reads the unread news.
rn -all reads all the news.
rn (group) reads the unread posts in
a specific group.
rn -all [group] reads all the posts
in a group.
rn -post (group) makes a new post,
or do follow-ups from within rn.
rn -list lists all the groups, similar
to the L command within rn.
rn -poster (whoever) restricts the
posts to be read to the posts made by whoever.
rn -last (group) (#) lists the headers
for the last # of posts in a specific group (up to 30).
rn -r (group) (#) lists article # in
While in rn, the 'h' command can be
used to get a list of the following options at most prompts.
c - mark
all articles in this group as read
f - post followup to last article
F - same as 'f' but include article
preceded by "> "
rem - removes an article, if you are
h or ?
- this help
n - read next article
p - post an article to this group
q - go back to newsgroup mode
u - unsubscribe to this group
= - list articles remaining in group
l # - list last # of articles in group
(number) - read a specified article
For a more friendly explanation of getting started with rn, read the rn_howto file.