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ftp://ftp.isc.org/pub/usenet/CONFIG/active
Editor's Pick Authoritative Active File Open in a new browser window Editor's Pick
   Maintained by the Big Eight Moderation Team at isc.org. This active file is a complete and current list of newsgroups available. Not limited to the "Big 8" groups only.
   ftp://ftp.isc.org/pub/usenet/CONFIG/active

Regular Links:

http://www.merlyn.demon.co.uk/news-use.htm
About News-Posting, by J R Stockton Open in a new browser window
   Explanation of Usenet terms and tips on how to write and post to Usenet.
   http://www.merlyn.demon.co.uk/news-use.htm
http://www.newsgroupservers.net/
AnchorDudes Usenet Newsgroup Server FAQ Open in a new browser window
   General presentation of binary newsgroups: specific terms, provider comparison with a pricing table, newsgroup listings and a quick review of newsreader software.
   http://www.newsgroupservers.net/
http://www.newsreaders.info/
Beginner's Guide to Newsgroup Newsreaders Open in a new browser window
   Presents newsgroups and newsreaders with a particular focus on binary newsgroups.
   http://www.newsreaders.info/
http://www.binaries4all.com/
Binaries4all Open in a new browser window
   Offers binary newsgroup tutorials covering downloading, posting and use of software tools. Includes messageboard.
   http://www.binaries4all.com/
http://www.canadianalien.com/
CanadianAlien Open in a new browser window
   Explains how to use binary newsgroups.
   http://www.canadianalien.com/
http://www.compar.com/infopool/articles/news2vs3.html
Computer Partners Open in a new browser window
   Brief explanation of newsgroups and instructions for using Netscape Navigator or Outlook Express for reading newsgroups.
   http://www.compar.com/infopool/articles/news2vs3.html
http://www.islandnet.com/~tmc/html/articles/usentnws.htm
Free Advice on Usenet News Open in a new browser window
   An editorial introduction to Usenet.
   http://www.islandnet.com/~tmc/html/articles/usentnws.htm
http://www.jetcafe.org/~dave/usenet/
Freedom Knights of Usenet Open in a new browser window
   Dedicated to free speech, and its implementation on Usenet, an alternative point of view. Information about Usenet sites of Virtue and surviving UDPs.
   http://www.jetcafe.org/~dave/usenet/
ftp://ftp.isc.org/pub/usenet/
Internet Software Consortium Open in a new browser window
   An FTP site with archives of various Usenet related documents. Includes active files, control messages, list of Usenet hierarchies.
   ftp://ftp.isc.org/pub/usenet/
http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/usenet/
Jukka Korpela's Material about Usenet Open in a new browser window
   Selection of links to material on Usenet. Editorials by Jukka explaining the workings of Usenet and the reasons for certain conventions.
   http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/usenet/
http://lipas.uwasa.fi/~ts/http/tsfaq.html
Links to Professor Timo Salmi's FAQ Material Open in a new browser window
   Timo Salmi has extensive advice on how to participate effectively in Usenet. Topics include: Proper quoting, proper signatures, how to respond to "crackpots", where to put test postings and other important topics.
   http://lipas.uwasa.fi/~ts/http/tsfaq.html
http://schmidt.devlib.org/usenet/
Marco Schmidt's Usenet Page Open in a new browser window
   Features news items related to Usenet, a map of regional newsgroups and hierarchies as well as a collection of links.
   http://schmidt.devlib.org/usenet/
http://www.mibsoftware.com/userkt/userkt.html
Mib Software Usenet Rapid Knowledge Transfer Open in a new browser window
   Information about Usenet for users and developers.
   http://www.mibsoftware.com/userkt/userkt.html
http://www.news2mail.com/
News2mail.com Open in a new browser window
   Delivers via e-mail articles from user-selected newsgroups. Free service.
   http://www.news2mail.com/
http://piology.org/smiley.txt
Pi's Smiley List Open in a new browser window
   Comprehensive list of smilies used on Usenet.
   http://piology.org/smiley.txt
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/posting-rules/part1/
Rules for posting to Usenet Open in a new browser window
   Brief introduction to Usenet and appropriate guidelines to follow for posting.
   http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/posting-rules/part1/
http://www.slyck.com/ng.php
Slyck's Guide to the Newsgroups Open in a new browser window
   Tutorials on binary newsgroups : how to download, verify, combine and decode files as well as how to post them. Tutorials on other topics such as IRC and P2P are also available.
   http://www.slyck.com/ng.php
http://smr-usenet.com/
SmR-usenet Open in a new browser window
   Usenet tutorials, FAQs, and reviews of usenet providers. Also providing free posting services via NNTP for text-only newsgroups.
   http://smr-usenet.com/
http://www.newsreaders.com/misc/twpierce/news/
Snoozenet Open in a new browser window
   Tim Pierce's New's Hacking page. Includes links to RFC 977, 1036, son-of-1036.
   http://www.newsreaders.com/misc/twpierce/news/
http://tgos.org/newbie/
The Usenet Newbie Project Open in a new browser window
   Learn everything about the Usenet in one place. How to access it, how to read posts, explanation of technical terms and acronyms and how to create your own Newsgroups.
   http://tgos.org/newbie/
http://www.usenetportal.com/
Usenet Portal Open in a new browser window
   Categorized links to web sites concerning technical aspects of usenet, tutorials, open usenet servers, and all aspects of usenet. Reviews and ratings of Usenet providers, articles about newsgroups, and NNTP software suggestions.
   http://www.usenetportal.com/
http://www.usenet-replayer.com/
Usenet Replayer Open in a new browser window
   Web-based Usenet tools, including news resources archive, news server search, posting and retrieving of Usenet messages, advertising products, and forgery cancellations. Free.
   http://www.usenet-replayer.com/
http://www.livinginternet.com/u/u.htm
Usenet on Livinginternet.com Open in a new browser window
   History of Usenet as a whole and of specific hierarchies like alt.*, bitnet and fidonet, old Usenet maps, the way the newsgroups work and how to use them, tips on advanced use, useful links.
   http://www.livinginternet.com/u/u.htm
http://www.usenet-newsgroups.com/
Usenet-Newsgroups.com Open in a new browser window
   Offers reviews of several websites on newsgroups. Includes a forum where users can share ideas and get assistance.
   http://www.usenet-newsgroups.com/
http://www.usenetpage.com/
Usenetpage.com Open in a new browser window
   Provides basic information and links about Usenet with a particular focus on binary newsgroups and related utilities.
   http://www.usenetpage.com/
http://www.usenetpedia.com/
Usenetpedia Open in a new browser window
   A simple and relaxed presentation of Usenet, its history and its specific vocabulary.
   http://www.usenetpedia.com/
http://cil-www.oce.orst.edu/users.guide
User's Guide to the Changing Usenet Open in a new browser window
   Explains how RFDs (Requests For Discussion) and CFVs (Call For Votes) can be used to change a Usenet newsgroup. Gives tips on how to stay abreast of changes in newsgroups and how to be an active participant.
   http://cil-www.oce.orst.edu/users.guide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usenet
Wikipedia: Usenet Open in a new browser window
   Comprehensive presentation of Usenet: its history, terms and organization along with technical details and information on binary content.
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usenet
http://www.yenc.org/
yEnc - Encoding for Usenet and E-mail Open in a new browser window
   Homepage of the public domain encoding format widely used in binary newsgroups. A stand alone yEnc decoder is also available for download with its source code.
   http://www.yenc.org/

Last Updated: 2007-10-22 11:04:31