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My Posts Not Showing Up

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Why is my post not showing up? Your message should appear within 5 minutes of posting. However, depending upon the route it takes, it could take several hours before becoming visible to you in the Newsgroup glo...

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Posting error -- "441 Posting Failed ("From" Header not in Internet Syntax.)"

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I am trying to post and am getting the "441 Posting Failed ("From" Header not in Internet Syntax.)" error. This error means that you are not using a properly-formatted email address when you are posting. You do...

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Starting Your Own Newsgroup

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How do I start my own newsgroup? This really depends on what sort of group you want to start. Do you want to create an alt.* group, or a group in one of the named groups? See the following guides: So You ...

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What are RAR Files?

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What are .RAR files and how do I use them? In short, a RAR file is a container file that contains one or more files in compressed form. RAR files can be used to split a large file into many smaller, easier-to-d...

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What are PAR and PAR2 Files?

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What are .PAR2 files and how do I use them? For a technical definition of what PAR2 files are, please visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parchive To handle PAR2 files, download QuickPAR at http://www.quickpar....

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What are 001, 002, 003, etc. Files?

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How do I use .001, .002, .003, etc. files? Files with this extension may be one of two types: RAR Files Split files Files with no preceeding extension (filename.001, filename.002, etc) are Rar file...

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NNTP Header Compression

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Easynews is proud to deliver header compression on all of its newsgroups and NNTP news servers to give our subscribers the highest quality and fastest experience of any provider. This allows users to download ...

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