Alex Snow alex_snow at
Wed Mar 19 06:24:14 EST 2003

Thanks for the info.  I'll give this a try.

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On Tue, 18 Mar 2003, Travis Siegel wrote:

> Another way to get tin to know what the name of your news server is (and
> the method I use) is to export NNTPSERVER (all caps) to your environment.
> I.E.
> export
> Then run rtin and everything's just fine.
> Saves mucking about with config files, and if you put it in your .profile
> then you doen't have to remember to type it.  This is the method I use,
> and have never had a problem.  Hope this helps.
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