SUMMARIZE : Newsgroup Server on Sun OS 4.1.1

From: Stephane Legrand (
Date: Tue Aug 06 1996 - 03:03:06 CDT


First, thanks to all contributors :

Claus Assmann <> (David Schiffrin) (Thomas White)
Reto Lichtensteiger <>
Dan Pritts <>
"David Evans" <>
"Andrey A. Perminov" <>
Benjamin Cline <>

Original answer was :

>I must install a newsgroup server on a SPARC IPC with Sun OS 4.1.1.
>But i don't know what to choose : inn, cnews, nntp or others (?).
>So, i'm really interested by the experiences of sun managers who have
>already installed a newsgroup server. And particularly, which one would be
>the simplest to compile/install/manage on my good old Sun OS 4.1.1 ?

Summarize is very simple : all have recommended to install INN. It seems to
be the BEST.

In France, you can get it via FTP in


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