June 15, 2010

8 of the Best Free Linux Usenet Tools

Usenet is a worldwide distributed Internet discussion system. It was founded in 1980 to enable users to read and post public messages to various newsgroups. As such, it predates forums, blogs, instant messaging and P2P networks.

The importance of Usenet as an environment for discussion has diminished over recent years given the increasing popularity of internet forums and blogs. However, the newsgroup community remains very active and vocal. It continues to be a great resource of information, and to obtain support from like-minded individuals. Moreover, Usenet is a popular means of downloading files including Linux distributions.

To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 8 high quality Usenet tools. Hopefully, there will be something of interest here for anyone who wants to join in with Usenet.

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