Provided by: postnews_0.7-1_all bug


       postnews - Post a Usenet article to a server


       postnews [OPTIONS] SERVER


       This manual page documents briefly the postnews command.  This manual page was written for
       the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.

       Postnews is used to post Usenet articles (including headers) from stdin to a server.   The
       article  must  at  least contain the headers From:, Newsgroups:, Subject:, a newline and a


       These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options  starting  with
       two dashes ("-").  A summary of options is included below.

       -h, --help
              Show summary of options.

       -v, --verbose
              Be verbose.

       -f, --file=FILE
              Read file instead of stdin.

       -p, --port
              Port number.

       --user User name.

       --pass Password.

       -r, --readermode
              Send MODE READER before authentication.


       Postnews  is  written  by  Michael  Waschb├╝sch  <>.  This
       manual page was written by Peter Krefting <>, for the Debian project
       (but may be used by others).

                                            2002-06-28                                POSTNEWS(1)