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NAME

       sinntp - tiny non-interactive NNTP client

SYNOPSIS

       sinntp command [options...] [args...]

DESCRIPTION

       sinntp is a tiny NNTP client originally designed to work in non-interactive mode.
       Following operations are supported:

       ·   sending articles to the server,

       ·   fetching new articles to the mbox file,

       ·   downloading individual messages in RFC822 format,

       ·   listing available newsgroups.

COMMANDS

       sinntp provides following commands:

       ·   get,

       ·   list,

       ·   pull,

       ·   push.

       Above commands may also be invoked via convenience wrappers named in nntp-command scheme
       (e.g.  nntp-get). See wrappers' manual pages for command synopsis and description.

GLOBAL OPTIONS

       --version
           Show program's version number and exit.

       -h, --help
           Show short help message end exit.

       -v, --verbose
           Be more verbose (use multiple times to increase verbosity).

       -q, --quiet
           Be less verbose (use multiple times to decrease verbosity).

       -p, --plugin=plugin
           Load and use plugin.

       -S, --server=host, --server=host:port
           Connect to the specified host and port. If omitted sinntp will use address stored in
           /etc/nntp/server file or in NNTPSERVER variable (the latter takes precedence over the
           former).

       -U, --username=username
           Use specified username for authentication.

       -P, --password=password
           Use specified password for authentication.

           Use with caution! The password may be visible to other users of the system.

       --no-netrc
           Do not attempt to read authentication credentials (username, password) from the
           ~/.netrc file.

       -t, --timeout=timeout
           Wait maximum timeout seconds during communication with the server.

       Also, a particular command can support additional options.

PLUGINS

       Pulled and pushed messages can be altered by the plugin mechanism. Currently sinntp
       package includes following plugins:

       ·   mimify - add default charset to the message when it is not present,

       ·   strip_headers - strip specified headers from message.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

       NNTPSERVER
           Address of the default NNTP server. It can be overridden by --server option.

       XDG_DATA_HOME
           Location of sinntp data directory. See XDG Base Directory Specification[1] for
           details.

FILES

       /etc/news/server
           A file with NNTP server address. Can be overridden by NNTPSERVER environment variable
           or --server option.

       $XDG_DATA_HOME/sinntp/
           Location of sinntp data files.

SEE ALSO

       nntp-get(1), nntp-list(1), nntp-push(1), nntp-pull(1)

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Piotr Lewandowski, Jakub Wilk

NOTES

        1. XDG Base Directory Specification
           http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/latest/